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Durham Light Infantry

20th Battalion

DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY

(Wearside)

123rd Brigade / 41st Division

 

5th September : Becordel-Becourt.

9th September : Fricourt.

10th September : Montauban / Longueval area.

11th September : In front line North of Delville Wood.

14th September : Pommiers Redoubt.

15th September : In reserve near Longueval during the attack of Flers.

16th September : Flers.

17th September : Becordel-Becourt.

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27th September : East of Mametz Wood.

28th September : In front line North-East of Flers.

1st October : Pommiers Redoubt.

3rd October : Mametz Wood.

7th October : Switch Trench.

8th October : In front line North-East of Flers.

10th October : Mametz Wood.

13th October : Dernancourt

 

94 names

20/247    Private

Edmund

ANDERSON, MM

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/298    Private

Frederick

ARCHER

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/676    Private

Sydney

ASHER

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

30224    Private

John Robert

BARR

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/33    Private

Albert

BARRATCLOUGH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/843    Lance Corporal

John Christopher

BATY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/954    Lance Corporal

Percy

BREWIS

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

20/590    Private

Albert

BREWSTER

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

1048    Private

C.

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

30295    Private

George

BROWN

Died of wounds on the 6th October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

8830    Private

James

BROWN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32008    Private

John

BUTTERFIELD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/602    Private

Leonard

CHAPMAN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

20/141    Private

John

CHARLTON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/177    Regimental Sergeant Major

Henry

CLARK

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

20/556    Private

James

CLARK

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/604    Private

Thomas

CLEMENTSON

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/327    Private

George Stephen

COATES

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

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

18439    Private

George

COCKRILL

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

27911    Private

William

COXON

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Chester-le-Street Cemetery

 

20/947    Private

John Henry

CRINSON

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45780    Private

Hubert

DEAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31141    Private

George

DUNBAR

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

21/198    Private

Percy

EDMUNDSON

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

20/50    Sergeant

John Oliver

ELLIOTT

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/161    Private

William

EMERY

Killed in action on the 12th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30206    Private

John

FISHER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/869     Lance Corporal

Arthur

FRENCH

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/568    Private

James

GOLDSBOROUGH

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

45820    Private

George William

GRAY

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

20/430    Private

Clark

GREEN

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45821    Private

William

GRIEVES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30581    Private

Carl Augustus

GYLLENSPETZ

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

20/391    Private

William R.

HAINES

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

20/295    Private

Jeremiah

HAIR

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/950    Private

Norman

HALL

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

20/139    Private

John Thomas

HARDY, MM

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/475    Lance Corporal

John Thomas

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/945    Private

Alfred

HARTLEY

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

20/623     Sergeant

Joseph

HEDGER

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30240    Private

Fred

HIRST

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

20/322     Sergeant

George William

HUTCHINSON

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

20/970    Private

William

JONES

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/447     Private

William

KINGHORN

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30237     Private

Arthur

LAND

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/759    Private

Charles

LAWSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/1037    Private

John Moffat

LEITH

Killed in action on the 12th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/206    Sergeant

James

LINDSEY

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

19/1115    Private

Peter

LOFTUS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/102    Private

Herbert

LOWE

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/847    Private

Herbert

LOWERY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/539    Private

William

MANNERS

Died of wounds on the 12th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

20/835    Private

George Leslie

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/855    Private

John

McKEAND

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

21/336    Private

Joseph David

MOBBS

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

Rest in peace in Durham (St Margaret) Ch. Ext.

 

20/719    Private

Ernest George

NURSE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/1    Corporal

Michael

OLIVER

Died of wounds on the 4th October 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

20/233    Private

Thomas

OLIVER

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

Rest in peace in Beaulencourt British Cemetery

 

21/372    Private

John

ORR

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/1030    Private

Ronald Victor

PAXTON

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

21/235    Private

Joseph Arthur

PEART

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Longueval Road Cemetery

 

20/593    Private

William

PEART

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

20/932    Private

George William

PICKERING

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

21/393    Private

John Young

POTTER

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/883    Private

Joseph

PURNELL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

20/255    Corporal

Fred

PURVIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/153    Private

William D.

PURVIS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27877    Private

James

RAE

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/144    Private

Patrick

RICE

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/43    Private

Harold

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/500    Private

Walter

RICHMOND

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

21/170    Private

James

RIDDELL

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/752    Lance Corporal

Ralph Maddison

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/642    Private

Thomas Roseberry

ROSS

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

31873    Private

Charles

SCHOFIELD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/944    Private

John

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/963    Private

Joseph

SKIMMING

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/1035    Private

Matthew

SLY

Died of wounds on the 12th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/899    Private

Leonard

STAMPS

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

31823    Private

Edward

STEAD

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/691    Private

Frederick

STEVENSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30300    Private

Albert Ernest

SWINDEN

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/457    Private

Henry

SYKES

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45774    Private

William Turner

TODD

Killed in action on the 12th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/383    Private

Harry

TROW

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45817    Private

John

WALKER

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18/1667    Private

Norman

WALKER

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

20/336    Private

George Frederick

WALSHAW

Died of wounds on the 12th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

20/793    Private

Samuel

WATSON

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/220    Private

Charles Edward

WILLIAMSON

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

42573    Private

George

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 5th October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

21/421    Private

William

WILSON

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

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

20/405    Private

Frederick

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

20/840    Private

Thomas

YOUNG

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

MEN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

3/12640    Private

George

ARMSTRONG

Attached to The 1/6th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

3/12313    Private

John

BURDESS

Attached to The 1/6th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

30724   Private

Harold

FRATER

Attached to The 1/6th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

30925   Private

John

HUNTER

Attached to The 1/6th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

30738    Private

Richard

JENNINGS

Attached to The 1/6th West Yorkshire

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

Rest in peace in Caudry Old Communal Cemetery

30808    Private

William Robert

LAKE

Attached to The 1/6th West Yorkshire

Died of wounds on the 15th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

30490    Private

John George

TAYLOR

Attached to The 1/6th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30484    Private

James

WILKIN

Attached to The 1/6th West Yorkshire

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.