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Royal Welsh Fusiliers

17th Battalion

ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS

(2nd North Wales)

115th Brigade / 38th (Welsh) Division

 

5th July : Fricourt.

6th July : Mametz.

10th-12th July : Attack and capture of Mametz Wood.

18th-28th July : Hebuterne sector.

 

96 names

27292   Private

George Charles

BEAVAN

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25526   Lance Corporal

Henry

BELLIS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26296   Private

Alfred

BETTS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

25139   Private

Bertram George

BEVAN

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

27924   Private

Stanley Maurice

CATMUR

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25457   Private

Patrick

CLEARY

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

37161   Private

Harold Prescott

COUSINS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

26001   Private

Thomas

DARLINGTON

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

35349   Private

David

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

36795   Private

Jack

DAVIES

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension  n1

 

24748   Lance Corporal

Thomas Rees

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25971   Private

William Henry

DAVIES

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Llantysilio (St Tyssilio) Churchyard

 

23163   Sergeant

Harold Eric

DIGGLE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25803   Private

John

DURRANS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

34942   Private

John David

EDWARDS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25783   Private

Owen

EDWARDS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26232   Corporal

George

ELVEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25615   Private

Evan Henry

EVANS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25092   Private

William

FINIGAN

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25817    Private

Albert L.

FOULKES

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

27772   Private

Walter James Earl

FURNESS

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26402   Private

Watcyn Emil Owen

GRIFFITH

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25420   Sergeant

David

GRIFFITHS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

25756    Lance Corporal

William James

HARDY

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

27717   Private

Richard

HENRY

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

34938   Private

Edward

HUGHES

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

25745   Private

Ernest

HUGHES

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

37278   Private

John Henry

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25949   Private

Lewis

HUGHES

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

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

25157   Private

Rees

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26197   Private

Hezekiah Thomas

JENKINS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25868   Lance Corporal

William

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

25444   Private

Charles Edward

JONES

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25252   Private

David David

JONES

Died of wounds on the 4th August 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

26343   Private

Henry

JONES

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

36838   Private

John

JONES

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

26433   Private

John Richard

JONES

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

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

25215   Private

John William

JONES

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

23269   Private

John Wynne

JONES

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

37172   Private

Richard

JONES

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26336   Private

Thomas

JONES

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29606   Private

Thomas

JONES

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916

Rest in peace in Cefnddwysarn Calvinistic Methodict Chap.

 

27296    Private

William

JONES

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25244   Lance Corporal

William Edward

JONES

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25704   Lance Corporal

William

KELLY

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Llewellyn

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 10th-12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26317    Private

Sidney Owen

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25388    Private

William Edward

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27249    Lance Corporal

John

LINARD

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24224   Private

William

LOCK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25562   Corporal

William Frederick

MADDOCK

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

35118   Private

Herbert Sydney

MAW

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25557   Private

John

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25175   Corporal

Edwin James

NASH

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

37005   Private

Thomas

O'NEILL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27865   Lance Corporal

John

O'SHEA

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27593   Private

George

ODDEN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25242   Private

Gwalchmai

OWEN

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25015   Private

Owen Ellis

OWEN

Died of wounds on the 29th July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Bettws-Y-Coed (St Michael) Churchyard

 

36604   Private

John

OWENS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27695   Private

William

PHILLIPS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

37325   Private

William James

PINNINGTON

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

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

25522   Sergeant

John Henry

POWELL

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Morlancourt British Cemetery n1

 

26075   Private

Howell

PRITCHARD

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26210   Private

Walter George

PULLMAN

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Cadoxton-Juxta-Neath Churchyard

 

25196   Lance Corporal

Thomas

REED

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26032   Private

John

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26397   Private

John

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26349   Private

John

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25115   Private

John Ellis

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25938   Private

Richard Humphreys

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

34674   Private

Thomas Hugh

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

37194   Private

William

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

37328   Private

William John

ROBERTS

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Extension n1

 

25117   Private

Samuel

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27903   Private

Edward

ROUTLEDGE

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Edward

SINNETT-JONES

Killed in action on the 10th-12th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

37227   Private

Thomas Henry

SLATER

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26206   Private

William John

SMITH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Arthur Horatio

STYLES

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Lewisham (Hither Green) Cemetery

 

25583   Private

David

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31324   Private

Harold David

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

26190   Private

John

THOMAS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Oliver

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 10th-12th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick William

WALSH

Detached from the 16th K.R.R.C.

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

25415   Private

John

WARBURTON

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Bistre (Emmanuel) Churchyard

 

25543   Private

Evan Owen

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Hywel

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 10th-12th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26145   Private

John

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26333   Private

John

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26028   Private

John Owen

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26137   Private

Robert

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

26338   Private

Thomas

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25830   Private

Samuel

WORTHINGTON

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

William Clifford

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 10th-12th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25430   Private

Edward Lloyd

WYNNE

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MAN DETACHED TO OTHER UNITS

 

26853   Private

Albert

LEAKEY

1/4th Royal Welsh Fusiliers

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

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery