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Cheshire Regiment

15th Battalion (1st Birkenhead)

CHESHIRE REGIMENT

105th Brigade / 35th Division

 

13th July : Fricourt area.

14th July : Bernafay Wood. Carrying parties to Trônes Wood sector.

21st July : Talus Boisé.

23rd July : Working parties in Trônes Wood sector.

24th July : South of Montauban.

26th July : In line in Maltz Horn / Arrow Head Copse area.

28th July : Talus Boisé.

30th July : North of Carnoy.

31st July : Meaulte area.

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10th August : Fricourt area.

19th August : South of Montauban. Working parties to Arrow Head Copse.

21st August : Maltz Horn area.

22nd August : Bronfay Farm.

26th August : Meaulte area.

 

52 names

20318     Private

William Morton

ALLAN

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

20690    Private

Victor Albert

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

George Frederick

AUSTIN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

39970    Private

William

BARNES

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19121     Private

Archibald Victor

BATE

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19043    Private

Michael Vincent Francis

BENSON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19039     Private

Horace Bernard

BRANSCOMBE

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19027    Private

Thomas

BURNS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20070     Private

Oliver Bert

CAPON

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

19728     Private

William

CARR

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

19641    Corporal

George

CARTER

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20328    Private

John

CLARK

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29685    Private

George

COLE

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20117    Private

Richard

COTTON

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

19251    Private

John

COX

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

23236    Private

Wilfred

CROWE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Colin James Henry

DICKINSON

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

19452     Private

Arthur

EDMUNDS

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

33244    Private

Jas

FIELDING

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

20201    Private

John Harold

FORSTER

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19015     Private

Alfred

GILROY

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

19036     Corporal

Arthur Isaac

GLASSTONE

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Liverpool (Anfield) Cemetery

 

19769    Private

Joseph

GORMLEY

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19966     Private

William James

GREEN

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

20331    Private

John

GREENLESS

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19748    Private

Walter

GREGORY

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19101    Private

Daniel

HARPER

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19273    Private

John

HARRISON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33220    Private

Reginald

HEAL

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

19576    Private

John

HEGERTY

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23287     Private

Thomas

HICKMAN

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

20004    Private

William

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23429    Private

Joseph Henry

HORAN

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

20339    Private

Thomas

HOUGH

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

19806    Private

Ben

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19874    Sergeant

Albert William

KYNE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20321    Private

William

LESLIE

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

20039     Private

Albert

MAKINSON

Died of wounds on the 13th August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

20215    Private

William

MILLAR

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20307    Private

Robert

ORD

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

19616    Private

William

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19448     Private

Hugh

RIGGANS

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

19113    Private

Harold

RUSHTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20020    Private

Charles

SIMON

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

39920    Private

Walter Elvin

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20267     Private

William

TAYLOR

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

20317    Lance Corporal

James

THOMSON

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

19535    Private

James

WALLACE

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19059    Private

John

WELSH

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19524    Lance Corporal

Josiah

WILDING

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23254     Lance Corporal

James

WILKINSON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

 

 

19327    Private

Fred

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

23379    Private

William

SIMM

Unknown unit

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.