BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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1/1st Buckinghamshire Battalion

OXFORDSHIRE AND

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

LIGHT INFANTRY

145th Brigade / 48th (South Midland) Division

 

1st July : Mailly-Maillet.

3rd July : Couin.

5th July : Sailly-au-Bois.

8th-12th July : Hebuterne sector.

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17th July : Bouzincourt area.

19th July : East of Albert.

21st July : In action between Ovillers and Pozieres.

22nd July : East of Albert.

23rd July : Attack in Mash Valley (West of Pozieres). Taking of the trenches near the railway track.

24th July : East of Albert.

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11th August : Bouzincourt.

13th August : East of Albert.

14th August : In line East of Ovillers.

15th August : Attack and taking of Skyline Trench.

16th August : Albert/Bouzincourt.

18th August : East of Albert.

19th August : Bouzincourt.

21st August : Ovillers Post / Donnett Post.

23rd August : Attack along of the eastern slope of Nab Valley.

25th August : Usna Hill.

28th August : Bouzincourt.

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5th-8th September : In line in Auchonvillers/Colincamps sector.

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October : Hebuterne sector.

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November : Tours in line in Le Sars sector.

 

168 names

2990    Lance Corporal

Walter

ABBOTT

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Charles Gordon

ABREY

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2411    Private

Henry

ALLEN

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

265886    Private

Albert William Davis

ALWORTHY

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3298    Private

David

ATKINS

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1934    Private

Thomas Cyril

ATKINS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3256    Lance Corporal

Arthur

BALL

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2946    Private

Ernest

BARNES

Killed in action on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

266788    Private

Frederick

BARNES

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

288    Sergeant

Frederick Burnaby

BARRETT

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1582    Private

Herbert

BARRETT

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Eric George Henry

BATES

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

3469    Private

Horace William

BIGGS

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

Captain

Edward Vivian Dearman

BIRCHALL, DSO

Died of wounds on the 10th August 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

265851    Private

Crissie

BIRD

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2270    Private

Percy William Rupert

BOTLEY

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266357    Private

Victor Frederick

BRISTOW

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2059    Lance Sergeant

Albert Willam

BROOKS

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2001    Corporal

Ernest

BROWN

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2224    Private

George

BUCHANAN

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

265628    Private

Charles William

BUNCE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266314    Private

Charles

BURCH

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266885    Private

Walter Edward

BURDEN

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2875    Private

Cornelius Colin

BUSBY, MM

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1325    Lance Corporal

Frederick William

CAVE

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

John Percy

CHAPMAN

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3640    Private

William Edward

CHAPPELL

Died of wounds on the 11th November 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4091    Private

Jack

COHEN

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20890    Private

Francis

CROSS

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

Captain

Lionel William

CROUCH

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

3610    Private

Oliver

CUTLER

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Wrloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1962    Sergeant

Harold George

DARVILLE

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2977    Private

Victor Job

DAVIS

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4093    Private

James

DEALEY

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

266320    Private

Archer

DEAN

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2988    Private

Mark

DELL

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3197    Private

Frank

DICKENS

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

732    Sergeant

Cyril

DIXON

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

5025    Private

Woolf

DOMBEY

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3790    Private

George

DREWITT

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3188    Corporal

Jesse

DWIGHT

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3258    Private

Percy

DWIGHT

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

266782    Private

Henry Marks

DYER

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265931    Lance Corporal

Joseph

ECCLES

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3174    Private

Everard

EVANS

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266755    Private

Woolf

FISHER

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266293    Private

Joseph

FLETCHER

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265693    Private

Edward

FOREMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266529    Private

Timothy

FRANCIS

Killed in action on 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

1637    Private

Claudous Albert

FRENCH

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265716    Private

Robert Michael

FRYER

Killed in action on 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266974     Private

Michael

GLASSMAN

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3696     Private

Frederick James

GODFREY

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1622    Private

Thomas

GOMM

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265449   Lance Corporal

Gilbert Henry

GRANT

Killed in action on 18th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266369    Private

Frank

HALE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Charles

HALL

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265596    Private

John

HALL

Killed in action on 21st July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

1769    Private

Thomas

HALL

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3507     Private

George W.

HARVEY

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1523    Corporal

Owen Edward

HARVEY

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Walter Rowland

HEATH

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1423    Lance Sergeant

William Charles

HERBERT

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265324    Private

Owen George

HERMON

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1700     Private

Robert Edward

HERMON

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

266545    Private

Herbert Henry

HESTER

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3924    Private

Albert Edward

HICKS

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

265584    Private

Walter Robert

HOING

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1045    Sergeant

Alfred George

HOLLOWAY

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1938    Lance Corporal

Thomas

HOLT

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2144     Private

Percy

HONOUR

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3709     Private

Herbert Ernest

HOWARD

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

Rest in peace in City of London and Tower Hamlets Cem.

 

265531    Private

Thomas John

HOWARD

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266584    Private

Frank

HOWE

Killed in action on 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

1254    Private

Joseph

HOWES

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20929    Private

Windham Charles

IRELAND

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

4583    Private

Frank Cecil

IVAMY

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266425    Private

William

IVES

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2421    Lance Corporal

Albert Henry

JANES

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3125    Private

Henry John

JONES

Killed in action on 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2263    Sergeant

Walter George

JONES

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3953    Private

Edward Sinclair

KEARSEY

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

1696    Sergeant

Frederick

KEATING

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2965    Private

Sidney

KEEN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3994    Private

William

KEEN

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2640    Private

Albert Stephen

KEMP

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2927     Private

William

KEMP

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

265217    Corporal

Reginald George

KIGHTLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265099    Corporal

Henry George

KING

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265748    Lance Corporal

Thomas Charles

LAKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3704    Private

Percy

LANGSTONE

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4036    Private

Albert Dennis

LAWRENCE

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2594    Private

Thomas

LAWTON

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2305    Private

William Henry

LINEHAM

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266907    Private

William James

LOCKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4572    Private

William John

LUKIES

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3844    Private

Albert Victor

MANDER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1209     Sergeant

Alfred James

MEACHAM

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

2291    Private

Archibald Thomas

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

614    Private

Alfred Garnet

MUNDAY

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2111     Private

George

MUNDAY

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

3745     Private

Rupert J.

NEWELL

Died in service on the 8th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

4000    Lance Corporal

Arthur William

NEWMAN

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2205     Private

Percy

NEWMAN

Died of wounds on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Robert Cecil

NORWOOD

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

4495     Private

H.

ORMAN, served as Joseph WRIGHT

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4535    Private

Richard Henry

OSBORNE

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265876    Private

Cecil Leonard

PAGE

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4647     Private

Harry

PHILLIPS

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

265927    Private

Henry Thomas

PHILLIPS

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

266441     Private

Ernest Charles

PITCHER

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3186     Private

William James

PRATT

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

1820    Sergeant

Rollo James

PRICE

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3927     Private

Ernest

READ

Died of wounds on the 18th August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

317    Company Sergeant Major

Richard

READ

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

267573    Private

Thomas

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266983    Private

Samuel

ROSENBAUM

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266915    Private

William

ROWE

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

265678    Private

Leonard

RUDDLESDIN

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2603    Private

Frederick

SANDALL

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

267550    Private

Sidney Robert

SAUNDERS

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1445     Lance Corporal

William

SEARLE

Detached from The Huntingdon Cyclist Batallion

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

267503    Private

Arthur William

SHARP

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

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

3850    Private

Thomas James

SHARP

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1760     Private

John Charles

SHORTER

Detached from The Huntingdon Cyclist Batallion

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

2432     Private

Ellis Irving

SIMMONS

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

266355    Private

Percy

SKEET

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

212     Company Sergeant Major

Frederick

SMITH, MC

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 48

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

266522    Private

Henry William

SMITH

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1754    Lance Corporal

John Thomas

SMITH

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

2764    Private

Stanley Lacey

SMITH

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266076    Private

Thomas Bromage

SMITH

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4868    Private

James Roland

SYMONS

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

265937    Private

Harry

TALMER

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

4678    Private

Frederick John

TANNER

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

267519    Private

Alfred

TASKER

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20725    Private

Thomas

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1904    Private

Frederick Thomas

TODD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3632    Private

George

TODD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

267571    Private

Harold Bernard

TOPPER

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

267560    Private

John William

TRANTER

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Charles

TRIMMER

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

3823    Private

Hector William

VEARS

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

267565    Private

Frank Henry

WADLOW

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

267485    Private

George William

WAITE

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

266237    Private

James Victor William

WALKER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2771    Private

Charles Reginald

WARNER

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

267564    Private

Sidney George

WARNER

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1031     Private

William Thomas

WASH

Detached from The Huntingdon Cyclist Batallion

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

4072    Private

Reuben George

WATSON

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4802     Private

Thomas Robert

WELLER

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

5094    Private

David

WHEELER

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2068    Private

John

WHEELER

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1484     Private

Frank M.

WHITE

Detached from The Huntingdon Cyclist Batallion

Died of wounds on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

2393    Private

Henry

WHITE

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3571    Private

Owen William

WHITE

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

266276    Private

Rupert H.

WHITE

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4884    Private

Sidney Thomas

WHITE

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4545    Private

George

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3828     Private

John Basil Thomas

WIMMS

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

265653    Corporal

William Frederick

WINSOR

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4443    Private

Reginald

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266766    Private

Henry William

WORDEN

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3194    Private

Joseph E.

WORLEY

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2104    Private

William Ernest

WORLEY

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

266381    Lance Corporal

Rupert

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

2373    Private

William John Victor

WRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

5050    Private

Jack

ZUSMAN

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

1830    Lance Corporal

Harry

DE SWART

5th Field Survey Company, Royal Engineers

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery