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Cheshire Regiment

16th Battalion (2nd Birkenhead)

CHESHIRE REGIMENT

105th Brigade / 35th Division

 

12th July : Fricourt area.

13th July : Billon Wood.

16th July : In line in Trônes Wood (attached to the 54th Brigade).

17th-18th July : One Company in action at Waterlot Farm.

19th July : Bernafay Wood.

20th July : Talus Boisé.

23rd July : South of Montauban.

28th July : Maltz Horn Farm.

30th July : South of Carnoy.

31st July : Meaulte area.

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10th August : Fricourt area.

20th August : In line in Arrow Head Copse.

22nd August : South of Montauban / Bronfay Farm.

26th August : Meaulte area.

 

71 names

21655     Private

Joseph

ALLEN

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

20726     Private

George

APPLEBY

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

30136    Private

Thomas

AYRE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20891     Private

Joseph

BIRD

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

23218    Private

Frederick

BOSSON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21549    Private

Frederick Charles

BRAZIL

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20523    Private

James Lacey

BUCK

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21050    Private

Walter

CALVERT

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20809     Private

Walter

CATTON

Died of wounds on the 9th August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

21758    Private

Eadeauf

CHADWICK

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20858     Private

John Gregory

CHAMBERS

Died of wounds on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Londonthorpe (St John The Baptist) Ch.

 

22163    Private

Albert Joseph

COOKE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21933     Private

Daniel

DALTON

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

21972     Private

Albert

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21835    Private

James

DAWSON

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

29665     Private

James

DOLAN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29563     Lance Corporal

Herbert David William

DUNCOMBE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30785    Private

Ernest George

DUTTON

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21961     Private

Gilbert

GARNER

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23347     Corporal

Harry

GIBBONS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

29861    Private

Horatio Wallace

HARTLEY

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20620     Lance Corporal

John

HOGG

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21503     Private

John

HOLT

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Netley Military Cemetery

 

21217     Private

Peter

HOLT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20608     Private

Arthur William

HONEYBALL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20669     Private

William

HURLEY

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23201     Private

Frank

JACKSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19887     Lance Corporal

Samuel

JOHNSON

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

23184     Private

Eric

KAY

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

21405     Lance Sergeant

Philip

LAKE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20634     Private

Matthew

LEE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20717    Private

Joseph Bowery

LINCOLN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23412     Private

Daniel

LOWE

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

20544    Private

George

LOWE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20836    Private

Thomas

MACDONALD

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23123     Private

Joseph

MATHER

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

23426    Lance Corporal

William

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20554    Private

Dougald

McEWAN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert

McLAREN

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

21169    Corporal

Charles William

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21135    Private

George

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21361    Corporal

John

NIBLOCK

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29606    Private

William

O'GRADY

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21955    Private

Claude Ambrose

PENTLAND

Died of wounds on the 29th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

22035     Private

Patrick

POWELL

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

23155     Private

William

RANDLES

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

20639    Private

John

ROWLEY

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20406     Lance Corporal

Ernest

SALMON

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Stoke-on-Trent (Hanley) Cemetery

 

29877     Private

Charles

SAUNDERS

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Richard Powell

SCHOLEFIELD

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

20623   Lance Corporal

Frederick William

SIBBERT

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20590   Sergeant

Harry

SLINGSBY

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22181   Lance Corporal

Leonard

SMITH

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21635    Private

Robert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21689    Private

William

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

21806    Private

Henry

SOPER

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21686    Private

Frederick George

SOULS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19096    Sergeant

James Christopher

SPEIGHT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20738    Private

William James

SPENCE

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

20805    Private

Harold

STOCKS

Died of wounds on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Alfred Cornwall

STYLES

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

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

21110     Lance Corporal

Thomas William

TROUGHTON

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

29564    Private

Frederick Thomas

WAKEMAN

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

20500    Sergeant

Daniel Pendleton

WALSH

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

121238    Private

Alexander

WANDLESS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21220    Lance Corporal

Hubert

WILDEN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21188    Private

Charles Henry

WINFREY

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21902    Private

George

WOODS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21524    Private

Harold

WOOTTON

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21351    Lance Corporal

Lewis William

WORTHY

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

20560    Private

Ernest

WRIGGLESWORTH

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

Captain

Robert John

McLAREN

1/1st Bucks Battalion, O.B.L.I.

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hawthorn Ridge Cemetery n°2