BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Northumberland Fusiliers

18th Battalion

NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS

(1st Tyneside Pioneers)

Pioneers Battalion of the 34th Division

 

1st July : Attack of La Boisselle.

6th July : Albert / Millencourt.

7th July : Temporaly transferred to the 37th Division. Gommecourt sector.

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28th August : Becourt Wood.

Attached to the 15th (Scottish) Division.

Tours in line in front of Martinpuich with rest periods in Contalmaison area.

12th September : Albert.

15th September : Martinpuich.

18th September : Albert.

 

39 names (18 with the 34th Division and 21 with the 15th Scottish Division)

18/1311    Private

James

AGNEW

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

18/937    Lance Corporal

John Walter

ASHTON

Killed in action on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

289    Corporal

Oswald Charles

ASH

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

18/1462    Private

Frederick

BATIE

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

319    Lance Corporal

George Ernest

BRIGGS

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

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

18/1073    Private

John Reavely

BROWN

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

18/1106    Private

John

COLLINGWOOD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Henry Whitaker

COOMBS

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

18/998    Private

John

DENT

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

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

18/1237    Private

Joseph

DICK

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1472    Private

John Thomas

DOUGLAS

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

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

v18/741    Private

Charles Henry

DUGGAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/662    Sergeant

Allan

EDGAR

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

Rest in peace in Peake Wood Cemetery

 

18/1171    Private

Thomas

FAIRBAIRN

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

18/499    Private

John

GARRITY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/274    Private

Thomas

GUSTARD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/774    Lance Corporal

John

HALL

Died of wounds on the 29th June 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

18/712    Private

George

HAMMELL

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Peake Wood Cemetery

 

18/1761    Private

George

HART

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 16

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1501    Private

Ernest James

JUDE

Died of wounds on the 29th June 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

18/1400    Private

Joseph

LAMBERTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/689    Private

Alexander

MOLE

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

19/1496    Private

Thomas

MONKHOUSE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1183    Private

John

OXLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

18/487    Lance Corporal

William

POTTS

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

18/984    Private

Charles Edward

REED

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

18/1543    Private

Charles William

RIDDLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1563    Private

John Stephenson Todd

ROBERTSON

Died of wounds on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

18/1481    Private

John William

ROBERTSON

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

18/1018     Lance Corporal

Frederick

RUTHERFORD

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

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

18/1199    Private

James

SHORT

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

18/793    Private

Robert

SNOWDEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/178    Private

James

STEPHENSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/151    Private

John Thomas

STOTT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

18/1089    Lance Corporal

Thomas William

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Peake Wood Cemetery

 

18/790    Private

James Brisbane

THOMSON

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1265    Private

Henry

WAKE

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/697    Lance Corporal

Mark Leck

WATSON

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

Rest in peace in Peake Wood Cemetery

 

18/991    Lance Corporal

John

WILDE

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

18/1712    Private

Anthony

KNOX

Unknown unit

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1174    Private

John George

KYLE

Unknown unit

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery