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Durham Light Infantry

19th Battalion (2nd County)

DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY

106th Brigade / 35th Division

 

15th July : Montauban sector.

18th July : Longueval.

20th July : Carnoy / Montauban area.

29th July : South of Bernafay Wood.

31st July : Meaulte area.

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20th August : Meaulte area.

22nd August : North of Hardecourt.

24th August : Happy Valley.

 

84 names

19/1270    Private

John Henry

ALDRIDGE

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/799    Private

Robert Jackson

ARMSTRONG

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

589    Lance Corporal

William

BELL

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

1565    Private

James Forsyth

BOWIE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

William

BRAIDFORD

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1273    Private

George Henry

BROWN

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/959    Private

Peter

BURNS

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1494    Private

John Thomas

CALVERT

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/729    Private

Thomas

CHAMBERS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/682    Private

Lawrence

CHICK

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/558    Private

Thomas

CUMMINGS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/19    Company Sergeant Major

Stephen

CUNNINGHAM

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

19/199    Private

John Charlton

CURRY

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/883    Private

Edward

DEAN

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1328    Private

Robert

DICKESON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/831    Lance Sergeant

Thomas Hubert

DOBBS

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

19/248    Private

Thomas Lincoln

DONKIN

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/132    Private

George William

DOUGLASS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/503    Lance Corporal

Rowntree

DREYER

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

19/251    Sergeant

Albert

FISHER

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Percival Vincent

FRENCH

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

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

23/182    Private

John

GILLON

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1317    Private

David

GRANT

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1298    Lance Corporal

Thomas William

GRAY

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1397    Private

John Thomas

GREEN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28191    Private

Thomas

GREENER

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/172    Private

John

HALL

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

471    Private

Richard Adams

HALLIDAY

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

19/206    Corporal

Arthur

HARDING

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

562    Private

William

HASWELL

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

19/1371    Private

Lancelot Jolliffe

HAZARD

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

Rest in peace in Sunderland (Bishopwearmouth) Cemetery

 

1571    Private

John William

HENDERSON

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

19/574    Private

William Henry

HENDERSON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1304    Private

James

HOGG

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1412    Private

William

HOGG

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/474    Corporal

John

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1316    Private

John

HUTCHINSON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1519    Lance Corporal

John

HUTCHISON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1370    Private

John Edward

INGOE

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

19/52    Private

James

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/108    Private

Samuel

JACKSON

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

19/477    Corporal

Joseph Sweetman

JOHNSON

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

19/774    Lance Corporal

Anthony Herbert

KELL

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/183    Private

John

KEMP

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1434    Private

Alfred

KITCHING

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/805    Sergeant

John

LAWLOR

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

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

19/730    Private

Francis Patrick

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

23/177    Private

William Mathew

LUND

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/428    Lance Sergeant

George Barnwell

MILLER

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1468    Private

Samuel

MILLINGTON

Died of wounds on the 17th July 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

19/494    Private

William Mathew

MILLS

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/158    Private

George Percival

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/961    Private

James

MOFFITT

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

31124    Private

Joseph

MOOR

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/720     Private

David

MUDD

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/827    Private

James William

MURGATROYD

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

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

19/430    Private

Joseph

NEWBY

Died of wounds on the 29th July 1916

Rest in peace in Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery

 

19/1360    Private

Arthur

PRATER

Died of wounds on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

19/1032    Corporal

Robert

RENFORTH

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/383     Private

Thomas Brown

RENNEY

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/718    Private

James Henry

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/502    Lance Corporal

Robert

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/722     Private

Lowes Noble

RUTTER

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/921     Private

Arthur

SEYMOUR

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1006    Private

Joseph

STEPHENSON

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1548     Private

James

STERLING

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1521     Private

Patrick

STEWART

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/84     Private

Isaac Bolton

STOREY

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/887    Private

John Thomas

TATE

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/2    Sergeant

William Uriah

THOMAS

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

19/276     Private

William

TODD

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/551    Private

Thomas

TULIP

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

19/1294     Private

Herbert

WATSON

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

19/756     Private

George Henry

WAUGH

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/337    Corporal

George Peter

WHITE

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1421    Private

Thomas

WHITEHEAD

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

19/94     Sergeant

Alfred

WIGHT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1063    Private

Robert

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

19/337    Corporal

George Peter

WHITE

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/283    Private

Thomas

WILSON

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/187    Private

John

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

19/555    Lance Sergeant

Frederick George

WORMALD

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

19/1267     Private

Lawrence

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1005    Sergeant

Robert

YULE

Died of wounds on the 17th July 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Naylor

ROBINSON

14th Durham Light Infantry

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28187     Private

William

THWAITES

1/6th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery