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Durham Light Infantry

14th Battalion

DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY

18th Brigade / 6th Division

 

11th August : Englebelmer.

14th August : In front line North-East of Hamel.

26th August : Acheux.

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11th September : Meaulte area.

15th September : Guillemont sector.

18th September : Attack and taking of The Quadrilateral.

19th September : Meaulte.

21st September : Between Bernafay Wood and Trônes Wood.

23rd September : In front line in front of Lesboeufs.

24th September : Guillemont sector.

26th September : In front line East of Lesboeufs.

29th September : Meaulte.

30th September : Ville-sur-Ancre.

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7th October : Trônes Wood.

10th October : Lesboeufs sector.

12th October : Attack and taking of Rainbow Trench and Shine Trench.

13th October : Trônes Wood.

15th October : In front line in Rainbow Trench and Shine Trench.

16th October : Montauban.

19th October : Meaulte area.

21st October : Ville-sur-Ancre.

 

159 names

13541    Company Sergeant Major

John

ADDISON

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

4/8161     Sergeant

Thomas

ADDISON, MM

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

3306    Private

Walter

ALLINSON

Died of wounds on the 24th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

24836     Corporal

William

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery

 

18/1448     Private

James William

BARNES

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery

 

4/10316     Private

John

BELL

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45485     Private

John

BIRNIE

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30259     Private

Anthony

BLENKINSOPP

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14136     Lance Corporal

George

BOGGON

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17197    Private

Alexander

BOYD

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

24664     Lance Corporal

Isaac

BRADLEY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15582     Private

Edward

BRITTON, MM

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23972     Private

John Edward

BROWELL

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/10400     Private

Alexander

BROWN

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15571    Private

John

BROWN

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

45484     Private

William

BRUCE

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14283    Private

Christopher

BURDEN

Died of wounds on the 28th September 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

18/1585     Private

Edmund

BURTON

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery

 

23157     Private

Martin

CARMICHAEL

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17278    Private

James

CARR

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

18/1560     Private

Frederick

CATCHPOLE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18431    Lance Corporal

James

CHRISTISON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

45541    Private

Arthur

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45544    Private

Wilfred Lawson

CLEMENTSON

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

4/8176     Private

Henry

CONLON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

14751     Private

William

CONNOR

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13643     Private

Peter

CONOLLY

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13754    Private

John

COOK

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

25820     Private

James

COULTER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9689    Corporal

Harry

COURT

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Netley Military Cemetery

 

15463     Private

Joseph

COWELL

Died of wounds on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frank

CUTLER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

18/1508     Lance Corporal

John

DALKIN

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27247     Private

Fletcher

DIXON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1551     Private

Frederick William

DIXON

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26149    Private

John

DIXON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

18/1584     Private

Willie

DIXON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23958    Private

Victor Bently

DODDS

 Died of wounds on the 28th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Bois-Guillaume Communal Cemetery

 

14999    Lance Corporal

Frederick

DONALD

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

30728     Private

Robert William

DOYLE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1628     Private

William Edwin

EARL

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26947     Private

Thomas

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15738     Private

Ernest

FALEY

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15283    Private

Michael

FORBES

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

45507     Private

Frank

GALLEY

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15282    Private

Edward

GILLEPSIE

Died of wounds on the 1st November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

16332    Private

James

GRAY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

26957    Private

Thomas

GRAY

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

15557     Private

Thomas

GRIFFIN

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45545     Private

George

GRIFFITHS

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45547     Private

Samuel

HAND

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22624     Private

William

HARLE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Fred

HELLIER

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Oswald Alexander

HERD

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

23166     Private

John

HERRON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Clarence Mortimer

HODGSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

13506     Private

Thomas

HODGSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15613     Private

John George

HOGGETT

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

45522     Private

George

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19607     Private

Thomas

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18612     Private

John Richardson

HOPE, MM

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16315    Private

Thomas

HOPPER

Died of wounds on the 13th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

32736    Private

William

HORABIN

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

26978     Lance Corporal

George Wilson

HORN

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32733     Private

James

HUDSON

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21662     Private

Robert

HUDSPITH

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24560     Private

John

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

32471     Private

Henry

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8242     Private

James

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19659     Private

Joseph

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24267     Private

John

JAMIESON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1468     Private

Alfred

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14797     Private

Joseph

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32734     Private

Robert

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/36     Private

William

JOWSEY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

14261     Private

Thomas

KANE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15618     Sergeant

Robert

KIRTON, MM

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42761     Private

Walter Edward

KNIGHTS

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15427     Private

John George

LAIDLER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

24021    Private

Robert Farms

LAWSON

Died of wounds on the 20th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

11578    Private

Frederick

LEERS

Died of wounds on the 28th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

18/1149     Private

George William

LEIGHTON

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

27146     Private

John James

LIDDLE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18603    Company Quatermaster Sergeant

Oswald

LITTLE

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

18/1640     Private

Harry

LONSDALE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25162     Private

Joseph

LOWES

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8900     Private

James

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14633    Private

John

MAUGHAN

Died of wounds on the 16th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

45513     Private

Robert Brown

MILESON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Alexander

MILNE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

4/8445     Lance Sergeant

Albert

MOORE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23829     Lance Sergeant

John Patrick

MOORE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17073     Company Sergeant Major

Wilfred Howard

MOORE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15559     Corporal

Herbert Robinson

MOUNTFORD

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19165     Private

Thomas Horsley

MOYLE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13399     Sergeant

Joseph

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14387    Private

William Barry

NELSON

Shot at dawn on the 11th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery

 

15274     Private

Thomas

NEVINS

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26976     Private

Robert

NEWTON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13685    Lance Corporal

John Robert

NIELSEN

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

21946     Lance Corporal

William

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/7963     Private

John

O'NEILL

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42748    Private

George Benjamin

PALMER

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

23163     Private

James Thomas

PATTERSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26953     Sergeant

George Robert

PEARSON, DCM

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14367     Private

John Walker

PEARSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14346     Private

Joseph

PEARSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23257    Private

John

PEART

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

18/1134     Private

Robert Armstrong

PENDLINGTON

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13652    Corporal

Harry

PINNEGAR

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

26954     Corporal

Thomas

PRATT

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16777    Sergeant

Richard

RAYMENT

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

14173     Private

John

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13456     Lance Sergeant

William

RIDDLE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15/1394    Private

George Stephenson

RIVERS

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Naylor

ROBINSON

Detached from The 19th Durham Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

21671     Corporal

Walter

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15561     Private

James Thornburn

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42753     Private

William

ROLFE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24471    Private

Norman

SCOTT

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

30527     Lance Corporal

Robert

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45475    Private

Frederick William

SCRAFTON

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

21673     Private

Joseph

SHAW

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30275     Private

George Edward

SIDGWICK

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15425     Lance Corporal

Robert Gibson

SIDNEY

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1570     Private

James

SKEA

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28350     Private

Albert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1764    Private

Arthur

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

42779    Private

Herbert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

23190    Private

William

SMITH

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

18/1528    Private

William

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

4/10305    Private

James William

SNELLER

Died of wounds on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

23463     Private

Adam

STEEN

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28701     Private

James

STEWART

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14569     Private (Driver)

Joseph

SWINBANK

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bishop Auckland (Escomb) Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Jackson

SWINDLE

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

42784     Private

Abel

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8306    Private

Joseph

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 22nd October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

42787     Private

Alfred Henry

THURLOW

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20583     Private

George

TWEDDELL

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22745     Private

Isaac Stell

USHER

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14759     Private

Robert

VANS

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

45514     Private

George Henry

VASEY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14594     Private

Fred

VITTY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24848     Private

John Crow

WADDLE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

15652     Sergeant

Christopher

WAKE

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45461    Private

George

WALTON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26956    Private

Isaac

WATSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

45509     Private

Sidney Tarn

WEARMOUTH

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17840     Private

Frank

WEIR

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10391    Private

William

WELSH

Died of wounds on the 18th October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur

WILD

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

4/10141     Lance Corporal

Richard

WILKINSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1453     Private

George William

WILSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32538     Private

James Rowland

WILSON

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

42792    Private

George Arthur

WINK

Died of wounds on the 16th October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

45460     Private

Robert Henry

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1760     Private

Charles Edwin

WRAY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45498     Private

James

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MAN DETACHED TO AN OTHER UNIT

 

Second Lieutenant

Samuel Standidge

BODEN

18th Machine Gun Company

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial