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Durham Light Infantry

18th Battalion (1st County)

DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY

93rd Brigade / 31st Division

 

30th June : Colincamps sector.

1st July : Attack on Serre.

4th July : Louvencourt.

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Late October - November : Tours in line in Hebuterne sector.

 

91 names

18/661    Private

John Robert

ADAMSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/316    Private

William Watson

ATKINSON

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

 

18/686    Lance Corporal

Thomas

BAGGOTT

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/11     Private

John

BARNARD

Died of wounds on the 10th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Stockton-on-Tees (Oxbridge Lane) Cemetery

 

18/688    Private

Arthur Osborne

BELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William

BELL

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Beauval Communal Cemetery

 

18/230    Private

James West

BENNETT

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

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/1230    Private

Thomas

BERRY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/663    Lance Corporal

Arthur Reginald

BIRKS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/687    Private

Harold Victor

BIRKS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/689    Private

James

BOYD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1293    Private

John William

BROADLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/673    Private

Edward Allport

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1347    Private

Harry

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

693    Sergeant

John Cummings

BRYDON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/19    Sergeant

Thomas Alfred

BUCKLE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/246    Lance Sergeant

John

CARR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/704    Private

Edward Blakie

CARTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1386     Private

Arthur

CHESTER

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Netley Military Cemetery

 

1154    Private

John Robert

CHRISTOPHER

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

18/721    Lance Corporal

Samuel James

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/232    Private

Charles Norman

CLEMINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/249    Sergeant

Richard Robson

CORKER

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/242    Private

Arthur Henry

CORNER

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Coundon (St James) Churchyard

 

18/717    Private

Arthur

COWAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/41    Private

Arthur

CROSER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1085    Private

Charles

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1564    Private

Frederick

DICKENS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/47    Lance Corporal

John Norman

DOWSE

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

18/487    Private

John Robson

ERRINGTON

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/1183    Private

Arthur Clifford

GALLAND

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/752    Private

Tom

GARDNER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/278    Lance Corporal

Robert William

GILBERT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/66    Private

Arthur

GOWLING

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

18/763    Sergeant

John Herbert Furlong

HALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/1591    Private

Thomas Ellis

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/76    Lance Corporal

William

HATTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/85    Private

Wilfred Henry

HORNSEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/77    Private

Arthur

HOY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1084    Private

John Alderson

HUTCHINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/319    Private

Ambrose

LOCKEY

Died of wounds on the 5th August 1916

Rest in peace in Auckland (St Andrew) New Churchyard

 

18/796    Corporal

Benjamin Howard

LOUDON

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

18/317    Private

George

LOUNTON

Killed in action on the 25th June 1916

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

 

18/794    Private

Thomas Henry

LUCAS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/120    Lance Sergeant

John

MILBURN, MM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1171    Private

Robert

MILLER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1222    Private

Henry Charles

MONKS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1489    Private

Herbert Ward

NEEDHAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/814    Private

Henry

NEWBY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

30187    Private

Walter

NOTLEY

Died of wounds on the 5th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

18/977    Private

James Wilfred

PENBERTHY

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

18/1587    Private

Richard

PICKERING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1191    Private

William Vincent

PIKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/343    Private

Frank

PLOWS

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

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Military Cemetery

 

18/822    Private

Harry

POWELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1622    Private

Robert

PURDY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

Second Lieutenant

George Kenneth

RAINE

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

18/831    Private

John Amo

REINECKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/371    Sergeant

Archibald Wilson

ROBERTSON

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Cardiff (Cathays) Cemetery

 

18/832    Corporal

John James

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/836    Private

John Eliott

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/833    Sergeant

Robert Henry

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/834    Private

John Thomas

ROWLANDS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/842    Private

William Henry

RUSHTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/844    Lance Sergeant

Henry Arthur

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/1192    Private

John Simpson

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/847    Lance Corporal

Harry

SHAW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

George

SIMPSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/594    Private

William

SMURTHWAITE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

18/379   Corporal

Philip Arthur

SNOW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/961    Lance Corporal

Robert

TAYLERSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/1049    Lance Corporal

Harry Abdale

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/373    Private

Wilfrid John

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Hartlepool (Stranton) Cemetery

 

18/882    Private

Albert Clennett

THORNTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/1306    Private

Charles

THORNTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

18/871    Lance Corporal

Richard

TURNBULL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/401    Lance Corporal

Arthur Dodd Lewis

VICKERS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1069    Private

Herbert Leslie

WALKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/885    Private

William

WALKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/896    Private

Alfred

WARD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/963    Private

Herbert

WEIGHILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/934    Private

Walter

WETHERELL

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

 

18/635    Private

John

WILLIAMS

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

18/1327    Private

John Wynne

WILLIAMS

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

18/650    Private

Thomas Wynn

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/909    Private

Robert

WILLSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1245    Private

William Arnold

WILSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/91    Lance Sergeant

William Worthington

WILSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1071    Private

Harold

WITHAM

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Moston (St Mary) Churchyard

 

18/913    Corporal

Andrew Robert

WOOD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

18/629    Private

Thomas

WOODWARD

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in Ste Marie Cemetery

 

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

Second Lieutenant

Sidney Fitzgerald

BOBBY

93rd Trench Mortar Battery

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

30185     Private

Thomas William

COLLINGWOOD

1/6th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

18/1323     Private

Edward Arthur

DAVIES

93rd Trench Mortar Battery

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

18/1423     Private

John Willie

RACE

9th Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

21/260     Private

Robert

RICHMOND

1/6th West Yorkshire

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

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery