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Sherwood Foresters

1st Battalion

SHERWOOD FORESTERS

24th Brigade / 23rd Division and 8th Division

 

4th July : Dernancourt.

5th July : Attack in La Boisselle.

6th July : Dernancourt.

7th-9th July : Fricourt sector.

10th July : Dernancourt.

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15th July : 24th Brigade transferred to the 8th Division.

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16th October : Meaulte.

Late October/20th November : Tours in line in Lesboeufs-Gueudecourt sector.

 

126 names (89 with the 23rd Division and 37 with the 8th Division)

20112   Private

Albert

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10349   Private

Harry Ed

APPLETON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20314   Private

George Frederick

ARROWSMITH

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18419  Private

Samuel

BAGNALL

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Meaulte Military Cemetery

 

10756   Sergeant

Harry

BAKER

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43745  Private

Matthew William

BAKER

Died of wounds on the 27th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

31326   Private

Samuel

BALDWIN

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Sydney Percival

BARON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12531  Private

Arthur George

BERRY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18504  Private

Arthur

BISHOP

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21663  Private

George Reuben

BOULD

Died of wounds on the 18th November 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

70737  Private

John

BRANSON

Died of wounds on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17603  Private

Reginald

BROOKS

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916

Rest in peace in Derby (Nottingham Road) Cemetery

 

70733  Private

John

BROWN

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Rest in peace in AIF Burial Ground

 

32417  Private

Ernest

BURGIN

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Frank William

BURT

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

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

6292  Private

Herbert

BUXTON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

7202  Private

Walter Thomas

BUYFORD

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10319  Private

Harry

CALDWELL

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8361  Private

John

CAPLE

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9468  Private

Harold

CARVER

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11275  Lance Corporal

Frederick

CAUNT

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Rest in peace in Beacon Cemetery

 

12298  Private

John Arthur

CHADWICK

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18972  Private

Arthur

CHILTON

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

8792  Sergeant

Alfred

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12665  Private

Tom

CLEWLEY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Percy Newbery

COOPER

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

21997  Private

James

CORDALL

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

8420  Company Sergeant Major

James Henry

COX, MM

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23859  Corporal

George

CRANE

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21972  Lance Corporal

Percival

DALLYN

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

8913  Private

James Alfred

DOOLEY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

A/1725  Staff Sergeant

Thomas

DUFF

(detached from Royal Army Ordnance Corps)

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

70755   Private

George E.

EASOM

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13427  Private

Fred

EDGE

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in North Wingfield (St Lawrence) Churchyard

 

12958  Private

Fred

EDMONDS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5552  Sergeant Drummer

Thomas

ENNIS

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15302  Private

George

FENTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18367  Private

John Thomas

FLEEMAN

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3230  Private

R.G.

FRENCH

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3942  Private

John

GAMBLE

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42542   Private

Joseph William

GARNER

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11334  Private

George

GLOSSOP

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

12226   Private

Thomas

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21923  Private

Harold

HARVEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21498  Private

Jim

HAYES

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13859  Corporal

Harold

HAZZLEDINE

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21160  Private

W.

HICKLING

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25058   Private

William H.

HOLLINGSWORTH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12358  Private

Joseph

HOUGH

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mericourt-l'Abbe Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

11085  Private

James

HOULT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

70705  Private

Edwin

HUBBARD

Killed in action on the 20th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11924  Private

Ernest

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10869  Private

Reginald Francis

JONES

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11703  Private

Charles

KEENAN

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

22089   Private

Robert

KINNEAR

Killed in action on the 22nd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3893  Lance Corporal

William

KIRK

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15041  Private

Joseph

LAMB

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

46353   Private

Bertie Joseph

LAMLEY

Killed in action on the 24th October 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18393  Private

A.

LEE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11712  Private

William

LEIVESLEY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6491   Private

John

LINDLEY

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18406  Private

John William

LOMAS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10186  Corporal

Robert

MANLEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6491   Private

George

MARRIOTT

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21514  Private

George

MEAKIN

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

4931   Private

F.J.

MEASURES

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

 

26379  Private

Leonard

MOORE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42808  Private

George Henry

MOSLEY

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial.

 

19904  Private

Tom

MUMBY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Charles

NEVILLE

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Abeville Communal Cemetery

 

18814  Private

Arthur Vernon

NICHOLLS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17937  Private

John Witham

NORTH

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4764   Private

John

OLIVER

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14376  Private

Charles

OSBORNE

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15040  Private

Walter James

PEACHEY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

11369  Private

William George

PECK

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11225  Sergeant

William

PHILLIPS

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13940  Lance Corporal

W.E.

PRATT

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4236  Private

John

PURCELL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13571  Private

Fred

RABBITT

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

70716   Private

Charles Ernest

READ

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18384  Lance Corporal

John Thomas

REYNOLDS

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18841  Private

Harold

RIDGEWAY

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10367  Lance Corporal

Henry Clarence

RIXSON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

Lieutenant

Henry Peverell

ROGERS

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11950   Private

A.

ROSE

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44181   Private

Charles

RUSSELL

Killed in action on the 24th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11340  Lance Corporal

W.

SAMSON

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

Rest in peace in Morlancourt British Cemetery n1

 

Second Lieutenant

Henry Westbury

SARGENT

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

70791   Private

George

SAUNDERS

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11321  Corporal

John

SEEDHOUSE

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15220  Private

G.

SHARDLOW

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15213  Private

H.

SHARDLOW

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Francis Joseph Marshall

SHAW

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11027  Lance Corporal

William Arthur

SHEPHERD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

70744   Private

William

SHERWIN

Killed in action on the 24th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27011  Private

William Thomas

SHIPMAN

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

30143  Private

Harold

SMITH

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13288  Private

William

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Sheffield (Crookes) Cemetery

 

12396  Sergeant

William

SNEATH

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11122  Private

G.J.

SPIERS

Died of wounds on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Kensal Green (St Mary's) Rom. Cat. Cem.

 

70767  Private

T.

STEPHENSON

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15050  Private

Alfred

STONES

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Frederick George

STRIBLING

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13935  Lance Corporal

J.

SULLEY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9450  Sergeant

John

SWIFT, DCM

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

18905  Private

Harry

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11849  Private

Albert

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9109  Private

Frederick William

THURMAN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14435  Private

Henry Edward

TOMISON

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4540  Private

T.

TOWNSEND

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3894  Private

Herbert

TWIST

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

43572  Private

Edward

VEAR

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Major

George Eric

VENNER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

12995  Private

Harold

WALTERS

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10396  Private

John

WHEATLEY

Killed in action on the 24th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18706  Private

Arthur

WHITE

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43984  Private

George Harry

WHITE

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29312  Private

George William

WILKINS

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11107  Lance Corporal

Arthur Isaac

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

25606  Private

Albert

WITTY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32283  Private

Charles

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42971  Private

G.W.

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11134  Private

Thomas

WORTH

Died ofwounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Norman John

WRAGG

Detached from 3rd South Staffordshire

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery