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Dorsetshire Regiment

1st Battalion

DORSETSHIRE REGIMENT

14th Brigade / 32nd Division

 

1st July : Attack of Leipzig Salient from Authuille Wood (Second wave).

2nd July : Authuille.

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7th July : Bouzincourt.

8th July : In action to the West of Ovillers.

11th July : Bouzincourt.

14th-15th July : West of Ovillers.

15th July : Senlis.

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23rd-26th October : Bouzincourt/Albert area.

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13th November : Bouzincourt.

13th November : Mailly-Maillet.

16th November : In front line on Redan Ridge.

18th November : Attack of Ten Tree Alley (in support).

 

136 names

7131    Lance Corporal

Charles Samuel

ADLAM

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Cecil Noel

BARKER

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15128    Private

Ernest Alfred David

BARNES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10493    Private

William James

BARNES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12654    Private

Frederick George

BARROW

Died of wounds on the 20th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n1

 

8034    Private

Morgan William

BEVAN

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

7566    Private

David

BOWDITCH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

21910    Private

Richard R.

BREWER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13129    Private

Frederick James

BRITTLE

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3/7643    Private

Frank

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12807    Corporal

Tom

BROWN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3/3567    Private

Joseph

CADDY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9889    Private

Henry John

CAILES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Major

Coventry George Warrington

CAREW

Died of wounds on the 20th November 1916 - Age 45

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7764    Lance Corporal

Ernest William

CASELEY

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7184    Private

James Joseph

CAVANAGH, MM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13202    Lance Corporal

Charles

CHANEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15782    Private

George Albert

CHARLES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12552    Lance Corporal

Charles Joseph

CLARKE, DCM, MM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

Captain

Ian Alexander

CLARKE

Detached from Royal Army Medical Corps

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

16107    Private

Alan

CLEGG

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

William John

COLEY

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

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

9726    Private

Alfred Edward

COLLIS

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

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

9693    Private

Harry

COURAGE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16055    Private

Edwin Herbert

COUSINS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15754    Private

George

COX

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

13884    Lance Corporal

Walter

COX

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16103    Private

Cecil

CRANE

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

7242    Private

Herbert Henry

CROUCHER

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

14678    Private

William Henry

CURTIS, DCM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8002    Private

John Harold

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7649    Lance Sergeant

John

DOBSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

3/7065    Private

John

DOYLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16108    Private

John

DRAKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17080    Private

William Henry

DUNFORD

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7350    Private

Albert

DYER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12408    Private

Abraham

EDWARDS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13725    Private

Sydney David

EGGLESTON

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

12882    Private

Ernest George

ELLERY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8142    Private

Thomas

EVANS

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

Major

Bede Liddell

FENTON

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10974    Private

George

GARRETT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5356    Lance Sergeant

William

GEARD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

3/7274    Private

William

GIBBARD

Killed in action on the 11th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11146    Sergeant

Samuel Collin

GILCHRIST

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7968    Private

William

GRAY, DCM

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

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

William Eddowes

GREEN

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

9903    Private

Henry Thomas

HANSFORD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7630    Corporal

William Frank

HATHERWAY

Died of wounds on the 23rd November 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

3/8451    Private

Richard

HILL

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

3/8962    Private

Arthur

HINKLEY

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

11614    Private

Thomas

HISCOCK, served as ESCOTT

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8734    Private

William George

HOOK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8571    Private

John

HOWELLS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

3/5502    Private

Edward

HURLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

6923    Private

Frederick

INGLEDEW

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

13022    Lance Corporal

Albert

JENKINS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

6865    Sergeant

Frank

JENKINS

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

14661    Private

Ivor

JENKINS

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8895    Private

Albert James

JOLLEY

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

12611    Lance Corporal

William

JOLLIFFE

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8212    Private

William

JONES

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Merthyr Tydfil (Aberfan) Cemetery

 

3/8384    Drummer

Harry

JUKES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 48

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

22296    Private

Leonard

KNIGHT

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

3/7905    Private

Edwin

LAKE

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12685    Private

Frederick John

LANE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22212    Private

Wilfred Vernon

LEGG

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12883    Lance Corporal

Ernest Charles

LILLINGTON

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22214    Private

William Henry

LIVERMORE

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12656    Private

Walter

LUCAS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

3/6518    Lance Sergeant

Frederick George

LUTHER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13032    Private

William Kightley

MARKS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

7171    Private

Bertie Frank

MARTIN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3/8203    Lance Corporal

Walter Edgar

MAY

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

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

14819    Private

Arthur William

McDERMOTT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13153    Lance Corporal

William Wakley

MEADER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

217501    Private

William Percy

MEMBURY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

9898    Corporal

William George

METEYARD

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22220    Private

Charles

MEW

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

Rest in peace in Munich Trench British Cemetery

 

3/6497    Private

William

MILLS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

22307    Lance Corporal

Horace

MILSOM

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16934    Private

Horace Bertram

NIGHTENDALE

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

9564    Private

Albert

OSBORNE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10343    Private

John

OSMOND

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7220    Sergeant

Frederick George

PATES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

5107    Company Sergeant Major

William Henry

PEDDER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

11043    Lance Sergeant

William

PIKE

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22229    Private

Herbert

PINCOMBE

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Munich Trench British Cemetery

 

14268    Private

Herbert Gladstone

PITT

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7887    Sergeant

Edward George

RANDALL

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7346    Private

Edward

RENDELL

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Norton-sub-Hamdon (St Mary) Churchyard

 

13925    Private

Thomas Albert

REYNOLDS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14810    Private

Aquilla

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

6905    Private

Arthur

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16700    Private

William George

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 1st-2nd July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7878    Private

Henry Joseph

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Charles Francis

ROTHON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9371    Private

Frank

ROWSWELL

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

15485    Lance Corporal

Harold Stanley

RUSSELL

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

Rest in peace in Sherborne Cemetery

 

3/8687    Private

George

SAMPSON

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

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

16406    Private

William Albert James

SAMWAYS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11955    Private

William Henry

SHAYLOR

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13505    Lance Corporal

George Henry

SKINNER

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

15505    Private

Ben

SLADE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

14738    Private

Charles

SOLWAY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9682    Lance Corporal

George

SPIRLING, MM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

16279    Private

Robert Tom

STEELE

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

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3/6301    Private

Ernest

TANSWELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6244    Corporal

George

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3/6827    Private

Henry

TAYLOR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16822    Private

George William

THOMAS

Died of wounds on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

3/8598    Lance Corporal

Reginald James

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

16077    Lance Corporal

Walter John

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13120    Private

John Albert

THORNTON

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8955    Private

John

TODD

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22329    Private

William Samuel

TOMPKINS

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

15882    Private

Frederick

TOMS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15755    Private

Ralph Edward

TRELOAR, served as TREW

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

9590    Lance Corporal

Stephen

UPSHALL

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14771    Sergeant

Albert

WARE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8458    Lance Corporal

Charles

WAREHAM

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

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

3/8059    Private

Jesse Edwin George

WAREHAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9982    Private

Sidney

WEBBER

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

6525    Private

Gilbert James

WELLMAN

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16266    Private

John William

WELSTEAD

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15875    Private

Percy

WHEELER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7173    Private

Frank

WHITE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3/8716    Private

Harry

WHITELOCK

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

3/6885    Private

Alfred

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22330    Lance Corporal

Alfred

WINDEBANK

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16201    Private

Edward Richard

WINDSOR

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n3

 

10356    Private

Clarence

WITHERINGTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/6599    Lance Corporal

James

WOOLFRIES

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

15704    Private

Cecil Frederick

YOUNG

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

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

7285    Private

George Henry

YOUNG

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

 

 

3/7280    Private

Joseph Samuel

YOUNG

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

 

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

Lieutenant

August

AGELASTO, MC

6th Dorsetshire

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

3/7850    Private

James

MEDD

1st Wiltshire

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery