BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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King's Shropshire Light Infantry

1st Battalion

KING'S (SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY)

16th Brigade / 6th Division

 

10th August : Englebelmer.

15th August : In line in front of Beaumont-Hamel.

20th August : Mailly-Maillet.

27th August : Bertrancourt.

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12th September : Maricourt.

14th September : South-West of Guillemont.

18th September : Attack and taking of the Quadrilateral (Ginchy).

19th September : Morlancourt.

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21st September : Montauban area.

24th September : South-East of Ginchy.

25th September : Attack and capture of the Morval-Lesboeufs road.

27th September : Montauban area.

30th September : Meaulte.

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8th October : Trônes Wood.

9th October : South-East of Gueudecourt.

12th October : Attack of Zenith Trench (in support).

13th October : Ginchy area.

20th October : Meaulte.

 

109  names

7465    Private

William Charles

ANDREWS

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

7546    Private

William

APPERLEY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9761    Private

Charles Edward

ARCHARD

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26731    Private

Frank

ASTON

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10182    Private

John

BAKER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19236    Private

Herbert

BEECH

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26738    Private

John Hamilton

BISSON

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9626    Private

James

BLOWER, MM

Detached from 7th K.S.L.I.

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

69241    Private

Percy Thomas

BOURN

Detached from Royal Army Medical Corps

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

18945    Private

Frederick William

BOWERS

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

20016    Private

Frederick Moore

BRAMPTON

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13935    Corporal

Leonard

BRAY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

18828    Private

Herbert

BROOME

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24643    Private

George

BROWN

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

17319    Private

Herbert Edward

BUCKLEY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19567    Private

Henry Richard

BUTCHER

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18994    Private

Edward Walter

BUTLER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10105    Lance Corporal

Ernest Samuel

CANDLIN

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6100    Lance Corporal

Thomas John

CARTER

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

18848    Private

Edwin

CHADWICK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26777    Private

Albert

CHECKLAND

Died of wounds on the 15th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

17942    Private

Frank

CHESTERS

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5025    Private

Albert

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19365    Private

Arthur George

COLLINS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19301    Lance Corporal

Albert

CORDING

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18214    Private

Charles Bertram

DAKIN

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19329    Private

Thomas

DEVENPORT

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

18257    Private

William George

DODD

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

24432    Private

William Henry

DUNNING

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26851    Private

Arthur

EDMONDSON

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5188    Private

George

EDWARDS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18567    Private

John William

EDWARDS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17585   Private

Thomas

EDWARDS

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

18308   Private

Thomas James

EDWARDS

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

26850    Private

John

ELLIS

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12369    Private

Alfred Ernest

EVANS

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18032    Private

Thomas

EVANS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8480    Private

Thomas

EVANS

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14997    Private

Bertie

EWELL

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6222    Private

William

FEARNALL

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9956    Private

John

FITZHENRY

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19219    Private

Arthur

FOX

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26756    Private

Edward

GREEN

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

18754    Private

Albert

GROOM

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

9850    Private

Edward

GWILT

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15966    Private

William Henry

HALL

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

19587    Private

John Albert

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 56

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19336    Private

Albert

HASTE

Killed in action on the 18th October 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

26797    Private

Thomas

HAWE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5111    Corporal

Henry

HIGGINS

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7311    Lance Sergeant

Joseph

HORDERN, MM

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17455    Private

Ernest

HUDMAN

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18879    Private

William Robert

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Thomas Lewis

INGRAM, DSO, MC

Detached from Royal Army Medical Corps

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

26760    Private

James

IRVING

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Eric Gwynne

JAMES, DSO

Died of wounds on the 15th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

2682    Private

Joseph

JONES

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15932    Private

Willie

JOWETT

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Eric Hanson

LEE

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

11008   Private

Wilfred

LEWIS

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

16926    Private

Charles Henry

LOOSE

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23153   Private

Hubert Stanislaus

LOVELACE

Died of wounds on the 24th October 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

19127    Private

Arthur

LUSCOTT

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

Captain

Colin Johnston

MACLAVERTY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Richard Henry

MARRIOTT, MC

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

26823    Private

Percy

MASON

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20252   Private

William James

MAY

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

6561    Private

Charles Victor

MAYO

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18220    Private

Moses

METCALF

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5609   Private

John

MOORE

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n°1

 

22456    Private

Lionel John

MORLEY

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

17384    Private

Albert

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8042    Private

Walter

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

John Kingsford

MYLIUS

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

13280    Lance Corporal

Benedict

OAKES

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10187    Sergeant

Fitzgerald Stebbings

PAGE

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

17217    Private

James

PAYNE

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

11437    Private

Thomas

PEARCE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10673     Lance Corporal

Edwin

PEATE, MM

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22340    Private

James

PICKFORD

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19079    Private

Thomas

PLANT

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

7027    Private

William

POOLE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17549     Private

Herbert

PRICE

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25315    Private

John William

PRICE

Died of wounds on the 28th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery

 

8170    Private

Harry

PROBERT, MM

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9479    Sergeant

Charles

RIGBY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10057    Lance Corporal

Daniel

RIGBY

Killed in action on the 17th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

22912    Private

Henry

ROTHERHAM

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14960    Private

Frederick

SALMON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11163    Private

William

SAWKINS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11244    Private

William John

SEABOURNE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19396    Private

George Henry

SHARRATT

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

 

6533    Private

Christopher James

SHELLAM

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

18239    Private

Harold

SHUKER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7553    Private

William Henry

SPENCER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23021    Private

William

STUBBS

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur Frederick

TAVERNER

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

9921    Private

Joseph Evan

THOMAS

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7084    Private

Moses Rees

THOMAS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17430    Private

Richard William

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

180101    Private

John Herbert

TURNER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

17744    Lance Corporal

Thomas

WALKDEN

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

23673    Private

Richard

WEBB

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26838    Private

Silas

WELLS

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18362    Private

William

WHITEFOOT

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26864    Private

George

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9017    Sergeant

William Henry

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

18682    Private

Charles

WOOD

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

 

 

6574    Private

William

WOOD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

22841    Private

George

BATIN

2nd Welsh

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

17138    Private

Ernest

HODGKISS

2nd Welsh

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension