BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Sherwood Foresters

16th Battalion (Chatsworth Rifles)

SHERWOOD FORESTERS

117th Brigade / 39th Division

 

3rd September : Attack North of the Ancre (in reserve).

6th September : In front line North of the Ancre.

20th September : Hebuterne sector.

5th-9th October : In action in Schwaben Redoubt.

Late October/Early November : Tours in line in Ancre Valley sector.

13th November : Attack on St Pierre-Divion.

 

141 names

26727   Sergeant

George William

ADAMS

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

26125   Private

Harry

ALLCOCK

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

26284   Lance Corporal

Alfred Henry

ALLEN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26090   Private

William Harry

ATKIN

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

26646   Private

Frederick Thomas

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3735   Private

Charles Edwin

BAILEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25842   Lance Corporal

Joseph

BAKER

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

31854   Private

William

BALL

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26174   Private

F.H.

BARKWORTH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Alec

BAYZAND

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26720   Lance Corporal

E.

BEEDEN

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

26676   Private

A.

BEMBRIDGE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9189   Lance Corporal

Robert

BIGGINS, DCM

Died of wounds on the 24th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery

 

52927   Private

George William

BOYER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26376   Lance Corporal

William

BRADDER

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32974   Private

James

BRANIFF

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19343   Corporal

H.J.

BREWIN

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Sydney Gasking

BURCH

Detached from South Nottinghamshire Hussars

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

28538   Private

Percy

CARLILE

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26053   Private

F.

CARRINGTON

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26763   Rifleman

George Spencer

CARTWRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

Second Lieutenant

Francis Harold

CHAPPELL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31300   Private

Thomas

CHEETHAM

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27067   Private

William

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

James Gore

COOKE

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26697   Private

John

CROSS

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26466   Private

Jabez William

CROWSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

32565   Private

John William

DAKIN

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32703   Private

John

DEARNALEY

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26984   Private

Davie

DENNIS

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

28023   Sergeant

James Julian

DUCKER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27479  Private

Wilfred

EAKIN, MM

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

25594   Rifleman

David

EVANS

Died of wounds on the 30th October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

15747   Sergeant

Philip John Saxton

FARNSWORTH

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70112   Private

Albert Thomas

FIELDER

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Hem Communal Cemetery

 

70121   Private

Frederick

FISHER

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

26958   Private

Josiah

FLETCHER

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

27842   Private

William Henry

FORMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26354   Private

Cecil

FOULKES

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

70120   Private

Charles Edward

FRANCIS

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

16771  Private

G.

GAMBLE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

25923   Private

William

GILBERT

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70127   Private

C.

GLENISTER

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

70123   Private

James Walter

GOATHAM

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Leslie Wentworth

GODWIN

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28708   Private

John William

GREGORY

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27480   Private

D.

GRIFFITHS

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27602   Private

William Alfred

GROOM

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26229   Private

Harold

HALL

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19118  Private

William T.

HALL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Conway John

HART

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

26317   Rifleman

William

HENSHAW

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

25674   Private

Alfred Edward

HENSTOCK

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

27335   Private

Rowland

HILL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21838   Private

George William

HOGG

Died of wounds on the 12th September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

70129   Private

John

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

25848   Private

George Paul

HOOKER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26981  Private

Tom

HOWARTH

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

70134   Private

Ambrose William Francis

HYDE

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70138   Private

William E.

IRELAND

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

5004  Private

John Charles

JUDSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

70114   Private

Herbert

KIRK

Killed in action on the 6th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

39557   Private

John

LAIT

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70142   Private

Wilfred

LAMBLEY

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

26131   Lance Corporal

Charles

LEAVERS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

26263   Private

George

LEE

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

43912   Private

Arthur

LEES

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

William Robert Alexander

LEHFELDT

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

25502   Company Sergeant Major

Robert

LILLIMAN

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26130   Sergeant

Walter

LINDSELL

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

27941   Private

William Henry

LLOYD

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44074   Private

Stendall

LOWE

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70148   Private

William Edwin

MADDOCKS

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70145   Private

William

MANDERS

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22857   Private

William Henry

MARTIN

Died of wounds on the 30th October 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

70147   Private

Frank

McELROY

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70149   Private

George Ridgard

MEE

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

26951   Private

Thomas

MILLINGTON

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

27366   Corporal

J.C.

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26441   Private

Joseph

MOODY

Died of wounds on the 8th November 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Mansfield Woodhouse Cemetery

 

26770   Private

Walter

MOSLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26333   Private

William

MUIR

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70064   Private

Thomas

MUNN

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

25928   Lance Corporal

William

MUSSON

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

46195   Private

Rupert

MYCOCK

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

26664   Private

H.E.

NEAL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

71118   Private

William Harry

NORTON

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery

 

26978   Private

Harold

NUTTALL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70154   Private

Sydney George

PALLETT

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

43424   Private

Walter

PALMER

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

70074   Private

Elvey Butcher

PANKS

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

70070   Private

John Henry

PIKE

Died of wounds on the 28th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

26584   Private

Harold

PLANT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70158   Private

John

POTTER

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

26213   Corporal

Isaac

RAMWELL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27481   Private

Arthur

RAY

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

26113   Private

Thomas O.

RAYNOR

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

25936   Private

Eben

RENSHAW

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26022   Private

William Edwin

RENSHAW

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

27793   Private

Arthur

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17688   Private

Norman

RIDOUT

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24793   Private

William Dolling

RIPPON

Died of wounds on the 20th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

26859   Private

George

ROBINSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27507   Private

Stanley R.

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25962   Lance Corporal

Joseph Edward

RODDIS

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

12823   Corporal

Frank Kennedy

SANDERSON

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26026   Private

James

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

71123   Private

Harold

SHAW

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

26123   Private

Thomas Harry

SHAW

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

31971   Private

Bertram

SHELDON

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33047   Private

Charles

SHELTON

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

70168   Private

A.

SMITH

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

70163   Private

George James

SMITH

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26214   Private

Herbert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

70084   Private

Henry Edward

SMITH

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21398   Private

Tom

SMITH

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

70088   Private

Edward

SPARKES

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26610   Private

Charles Edward

SQUIRES

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

25451   Private

Jesse

STALEY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70085   Private

Horace Thomas

STONE

Died of wounds as POW on the 10th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in HAC Cemetery

 

25753   Private

Herbert Henry

STOREY

Died of wounds on the 22nd October 1916

Rest in peace in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery

 

70115   Lance Corporal

Charles Walter

SUDBURY

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

70100   Private

Edward James

TAYLOR

Died of wounds on the 1st November 1916

Rest in peace in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery

 

26497   Private

Fred

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70170   Private

Jabez

TESTER

Died of wounds on the 13th October 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

27275   Sergeant

Frederick

THORNHILL

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

70099   Private

Horace

THORNHILL

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

29343   Private

Harry

THORPE

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

26290   Sergeant

James

TOMLINSON

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26527   Lance Corporal

John Henry

TURNER

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27217   Private

Samuel

UNWIN

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

70106   Private

H.T.

WAKEFORD

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

28881   Private

Henry

WALKER

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

25701   Private

Sampson

WALKLATE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27672   Private

Louis

WALL

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916

Rest in peace in Beauval Communal Cemetery

 

25665   Private

Leonard

WATERFALL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

70175   Private

George William

WATSON

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26126   Private

Thomas William

WHITE

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery

 

26324   Lance Sergeant

William

WHITEHEAD

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

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

26947   Company Quatermaster Sergeant

Arthur

WILSON

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

26308   Private

Ernest

WILSON

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

30099   Private

Henry Martin

MILLINGTON

1st South Staffordshire

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

33056   Private

George

ROUSE

1st South Staffordshire

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

19627    Private

Enoch

STOKES

16th Manchester

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery