BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Royal Fusiliers

1st Battalion

ROYAL FUSILIERS

(City of London Regiment)

17th Brigade / 24th Division

 

2nd August : Meaulte area.

8th August : In front line between Delville Wood and Trônes Wood.

14th August : Bernafay Wood.

17th August : Attack on Guillemont (in support).

21st August : Attack of Hill Street and Brompton Road.

22nd August : Happy Valley.

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30th August : Fricourt area.

1st September : Carlton Trench.

2nd September : Montauban.

5th September : Dernancourt.

 

78 names

S/2333     Lance Corporal

Frederick Walter John

ABBOTT

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12892    Private

Albert

ABRAHAM

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9672    Private

Frederick

BARKER

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/15892    Private

Harold

BARTON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10456    Private

Walter

BELLRINGER

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8456    Private

George

BRIGGS

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

21312    Private

Charles

CHAPMAN

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/6509    Sergeant

Alfred Elliott

CHRISTER

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/10987    Corporal

Henry Ernest

CHRISTOPHER

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

13710    Private

Charles Alfred Lewis

CHURCH

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

L/15445    Private

George Alfred Frederick

DAVIDSON

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7984    Private

George William

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/9664    Private

Reginald Thomas

DIXON

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/9687    Private

George

DOYLE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/11509    Lance Corporal

George

EVANS

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1467    Private

Frederick

FINDLATER

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/12746    Private

Charles Harold

FREEMAN

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11592    Private

John

GALLAGHER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25581    Private

Harry

GARDNER

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12349    Private

Sidney

GREENLEY

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/11510    Private

William John

GRIFFITHS

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11792    Private

George Henry

HARMAN

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

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

L/15586    Private

Thomas Frederick

HARRISON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25575    Private

Frederick

HARRISS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Claude Julian Patrick

HAYES

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bray Military Cemetery

 

16272    Private

James

HOLDER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1949    Private

Henry William

HUMPHREYS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/13011    Private

Alfred

INCE

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/15502    Private

John Henry

JAMES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7153    Corporal

Horace Holman

JONES

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/15898    Private

William

JONES

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

8317    Private

Baron Eugene

JOURNET

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Wilfred Justice

JUDGE

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

L/11197    Private

Alfred

LARDNER

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16338    Private

Frederick

LARRATT

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

15590    Private

Frank

LYNCH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9285    Private

James

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/16398    Private

Thomas

MASON

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Louis Oger

MASSEY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

S/8310    Private

Charles Henry

MAUNDERS

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

9030    Private

Alfred William

MERRY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21725    Private

Joseph Bernard

MOLDRICH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5830    Private

Frederick William

MORLEY

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

9656    Private

William Thomas

NAPPIN

Died of wounds on the 14th August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

10541    Private

Joseph

PEARCE

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15317    Private

Henry Morris

PEARSON

Died in service on the 9th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bray Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Neil Mathieson

PEARSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4260    Private

George Arthur

PICKERING

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12753    Lance Corporal

William John

POWELL

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

6548    Private

William

REDMAN

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/15439    Private

Henry

REED

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10887    Private

Arthur

REEVES

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

Rest in peace in Thistle Dump Cemetery

 

10357    Private

William Henry

RICKETTS

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13501    Private

Robert

RISDON

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

21456    Private

Frank William

ROFFEY

Died of wounds on the 14th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

14081    Private

Frederick Newton

RUTTER

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/15869    Lance Corporal

George Valentine

SCUTT

Died of wounds on the 18th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11756    Private

Ernest

SEAMAN

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8255    Private

Solomon

SHAPIRA, served as Jack BROWN

Died of wounds on the 14th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

L/13754    Private

Frederick

SHARP

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/17460    Private

Herbert

SHARPE

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

9839    Drummer

John

SHAW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12347    Private

Bertram Allan

SHORT

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10602    Sergeant

Frederick

SKIPP

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9319    Private

Alfred

SLEATH

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

15010    Lance Corporal

William James

SNOOKS

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916 - Age 271

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7808    Private

Charles Edward

STANTON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

76151    Lance Corporal

John

STONE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°1

 

L/15494    Corporal

William George

SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/2319    Private

Samuel George

TURNER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Wilfred

VAN GRUISEN

Died of wounds on the 1st November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery

 

8258    Private

Francis

VINE

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/12825    Private

Arthur

WEBB

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15537    Private

Edmund John

WEBB

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

10621    Corporal

Richard

WELLS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

9708    Private

William

WEST

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21880    Private

William Arthur

WESTACOTT

Died of wounds on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

L/15692    Corporal

William

WILLIAMS, MM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

26335    Private

Henry Edgar

BOULTWOOD

19th Manchester

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

26338     Private

Arnold Wallace

GIBBS

19th Manchester

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

Commemorated on Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial

24410    Corporal

Russell

KNOWLES

19th Manchester

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

26331    Private

Jethro George

MASON

19th Manchester

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

L/15344    Private

Arthur

NUTT

12th Middlesex

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial