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North Staffordshire Regiment

1st Battalion

Prince of Wales's

(NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT)

72nd Brigade / 24th Division

 

1st August : Meaulte area.

9th August : Montauban area.

12th August : In front line in front of Guillemont.

15th August : Montauban area.

17th August : Carnoy area.

18th August : Montauban area. In support of the 73rd Brigade. In front line in front of Guillemont.

19th August : Carnoy area.

21st August : In front line in front of Guillemont.

25th August : Dernancourt.

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30th August : North-Eastern edge of Delville Wood.

31st August : German attack. Loss of a part of Edge Trench.

2nd September : Montauban.

3rd September : Delville Wood.

5th September : Fricourt.

6th September : Dernancourt.

 

107 names

7524    Private

Charles

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9430    Lance Corporal

Edward

ARNOLD

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

8688    Private

Alfred

ATKINS

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19379    Private

Arthur William

AUSTIN

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14012    Lance Corporal

Thomas

BAILEY

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

11405    Private

John Edmond

BANKS

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8241    Private

Albert

BARKER

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916

Rest in peace in Stoke-on-Trent (Longton) Cemetery

 

9853    Lance Corporal

Edward Robert

BARNETT

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

6350    Private

George Thomas

BARRAR

Died of wounds on the 12th August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

7448    Private

John

BEARDMORE

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

10072    Private

John

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

19019    Private

James William

BIRCH

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

6767    Private

John

BIRKS

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7467    Lance Corporal

Charles

BLOOR

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9825    Corporal

Samuel

BLUNDRED

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

9313    Private

Henry Thomas

BOND

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28657    Private

Arthur John

BOWEN

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6590    Private

John

BROUGH

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14621    Private

Albert

BURNS

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3880    Private

James

CARTLIDGE

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9889    Private

Albert

CARTWRIGHT

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

22273    Private

Francis Henry

CLIFFE

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8130    Private

John

CLUTTON

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8358    Private

William Henry

COLCLOUGH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8049    Lance Corporal

Thomas

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9453    Private

Arthur

COPELAND

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

28620    Private

Harry

CRAWFORD

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

17212    Private

Charles

DEAN

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8286    Private

Frederick

DEAN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17730    Private

William

DELLAR

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18847    Private

Albert

DERRINGTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20563    Private

James

EDGE

Died of wounds on the 12th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

4929    Private

Edward

ELKIN

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

6294    Private

John

FORD

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18223    Private

Ernest

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8334    Corporal

Alfred

FRADLEY

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

28623    Private

Henry

GOUGH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12317    Private

Arthur

GRIFFITHS

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

21256    Private

Thomas

HALL

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7716    Private

Isaac

HAMMOND

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6199    Private

Alfred James

HANSFORD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17937    Lance Corporal

George Arthur

HARNETT

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

6408    Private

Reuben

HARVEY

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28655    Private

Frederick

HEAD

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8286     Company Quatermaster Sergeant

Frank

HEANEY

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Rupert Ernest

HODGSON

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

9992     Private

Joseph

HUDSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10032     Corporal

Daniel

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10799    Private

Harry

INGLES

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8455     Corporal

Albert

JEPSON

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

17378    Private

Joseph

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7853     Private

Leonard

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7970     Lance Corporal

John

KELLY, MM

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

7682     Private

Ernest

KELSALL

Died of wounds on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

9978     Private

William Charles

LACEY

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28633    Private

George Edward

LAWLEY

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

James Malcolm

LEES

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

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

7443     Sergeant

Myles John Chislett

LITTLE

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

9643     Lance Corporal

Joseph

LYCETT

Died of wounds on the 14th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

9493      Lance Corporal

Alfred William

MARTIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17952      Lance Corporal

Denis

MEARS

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6497      Private

Samuel

MEIR

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18500    Private

Richard

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17788     Corporal

Percy

MOCKETT

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

7903    Lance Corporal

William

MOORE

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28636    Private

Edward

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7840    Private

George Henry

MORRIS

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

18212     Private

Alfred

MOUNTFORD

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7449    Sergeant

Frederick William

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

16381    Private

Walter John

MURRELL

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

19192     Private

John

NICHOLLS

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28501     Private

George

PARRY

Died in service on the 18th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

7270    Private

Joel

PERCIVAL

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6428    Lance Corporal

Henry

RHEADE

Died of wounds on the 30th August 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Mowbray Mitcalfe

ROBERTSON

Detached from 9th North Staffordshire

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

8171    Private

Thomas

ROWLEY

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6522    Private

Albert

RUSHTON

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Harold Buchanan

RYLEY

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17863    Private

George Edward

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19494    Private

Thomas

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18292    Private

Joseph Thomas

SCRAGG

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

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

8208    Private

George

SHAW

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

7859    Private

Walter

SHONE

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7985    Private

Frederick

SIGLEY

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7672    Private

Albert Edward

SMITH

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6735    Private

Frederick

SPROSTON

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8533    Private

Thomas

STEELE

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

8457    Private

Daniel

SUTTON

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9295    Corporal

John Charles Alfred

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28645    Private

Walter Charles

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28646    Private

Harry

TILLEY

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10034    Private

Harold

TODD

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

8661    Private

Henry Thomas

TUDOR

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

6857    Private

George

TURNER

Died of wounds on the 19th August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

16823    Private

Harry

VERNON

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5604    Private

George

WAIN

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

6101    Lance Corporal

John William

WALTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Arthur John

WAUGH

Detached from Royal Army Medical Corps

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

Second Lieutenant

Ivor Austin

WHILE

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8440    Private

William

WILKINSON

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

28654    Private

William

WILKINSON

Died in service on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

6131    Private

William

WILLIAMSON

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16808    Private

William

WOOD

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8300    Private

Christopher

WOOLLAM

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15911    Private

Willis Arnold

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28647    Private

George Henry

WYNN

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

19377    Private

Thomas

YATES

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

Lieutenant Colonel

Charles Alfred Walker

ANDERSON

1/5th Royal Lancaster

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs