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Manchester Regiment

23rd Battalion (8th City)

MANCHESTER REGIMENT

104th brigade / 35th Division

 

19th July : Talus Boisé.

20th July : Attack on Maltz Horn Farm.

21st July : Talus Boisé.

23rd July : In front line in Maltz Horn Farm sector.

25th July : Talus Boisé.

29th July : Carryng parties to Trônes Wood.

30th July : Happy Valley.

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15th August : Happy Valley.

18th August : Talus Boisé.

19th August : In front line in Maltz Horn Farm / Angle Wood sector.

22nd August : Fricourt area.

24th August : In front line in Maltz Horn Farm / Angle Wood sector.

26th August : Fricourt area.

 

112 names

28682    Private

George William

ALLONBY

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22834    Sergeant

Daniel

BALL

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32929    Private

John

BARLOW

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22918    Private

Harry

BARNES

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28566    Private

John Thomas

BEAUMONT

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22678    Private

Herbert

BLACKLOCK

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

21772    Private

William

BOARDMAN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22972    Private

Albert

BOOTH

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

25971    Private

Henry

BRADBURY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21636    Private

Harry

BULGER

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

22983    Private

Fred

CARPENTER

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28272     Private

David

CARSON

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

21907    Private

Andrew

CASSELL

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27458     Private

Walter

CHESTER

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery

 

21908    Private

George Henry

CONLEY

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

22245    Sergeant

William

COX

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

21575    Private

William

CRAWSHAW

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21785    Private

James

CROPPER

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22820    Private

Frank

CROWTHER

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22760    Private

Thomas

CUMMINS

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21580    Private

Arthur

CUNNINGHAM

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21911    Private

Charles Lawrence

DARLOW

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21848    Private

Cecil

DODD

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

21787    Private

Fred

DODD

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21791    Private

William

DOSSANTOS

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25864     Private

William

DOYLE

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

22119    Private

Edward

ENTWISTLE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22655    Sergeant

Thomas Henry

FARAGHAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22741    Private

John

FINN

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21794     Private

John

FIRTH

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21923    Private

James

FORREST

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22651    Private

Percy

FORTH

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25884     Private

George

GARNER

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

21731    Lance Corporal

Michael

GAVAGHAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28515    Company Sergeant Major

Walter

GORIN

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Frederick William

GOSLING

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22795    Private

Arthur

GREAVES

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21586    Private

Joseph

GREEN

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22745    Sergeant

Arthur

HARE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22064    Private

George

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21992    Lance Corporal

Charles Frederic

HARVEY

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 47

Rest in peace in Longueval Road Cemetery

 

22903    Private

Walter

HEANEY

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21662    Private

Joseph

HEAPS

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24739    Private

Benjamin

HEATH

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22608    Private

Rowland

HERRICK

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

28436    Private

Albert

HILL

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21597    Private

John

HILTON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

22909    Private

Frank

HOLDEN

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22322    Private

William

HORRIDGE

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

34249    Private

John William

HOWELL

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22991    Private

Robert Simeon

HULME

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21859    Corporal

William Edward

HULSTON

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21863    Sergeant

William

JAMES

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21806    Private

Joseph

JOHNSON

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

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

22528    Private

William

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21530     Private

George

JONES

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

22073    Private

Richard Henry

KAY

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21864     Private

Thomas

KELLY

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

21601     Private

Alfred

KING

Died of wounds on the 28th August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

21810     Private

Joseph

KIRKPATRICK

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

21811    Private

Peter

LAITHWAITE

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21535    Private

Richard

LAMBERT

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25929    Private

James

LEIGH

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22533    Lance Corporal

Michael

LEVY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21735    Lance Corporal

George

LOVETT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28732     Private

Fred

LOWE

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

22475   Corporal

William Christopher

LOWRY

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33431    Private

Enoch Falshaw

LUPTON

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Gilbert

LYE

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

22277    Private

Walter

MATTHEWS

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28785    Private

Harold

MELLOR

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

21813    Private

James

MELLOR

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21867    Private

Nelson

MELLOR

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21737   Private

Charles

MILLWARD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21939    Private

Arthur Lawrence

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22689    Private

Herbert

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Tincourt New British Cemetery

 

21542     Private

David

MORAN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

Second Lieutenant

Frank

NORCROSS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25999    Private

Arthur Edwin

NORTH

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22986    Private

Enoch

OWEN

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

28744    Private

Ernest

OWEN

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22860    Private

Charles

PARKER

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25986    Private

Harry Cromwell

PILLING

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21678     Private

Richard

PONTEFRACT

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

22014    Private

George

RADCLIFFE

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

22595    Sergeant

James

RENSHAW

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28669     Private

Ernest Emile

ROBERTS

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Salford (Weaste) Cemetery

 

21953    Private

George

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

34421    Private

Robert

RODGERS

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Jack Eustace

ROTHBAND

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

21617     Private

Joseph

RUSSELL

Died of wounds on the 12th August 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Netley Military Cemetery

 

28631    Private

Albert

SHELMERDINE

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

25919     Private

William

SHEPHERD

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

22020    Private

Samuel

SMITH

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28597    Private

Peter

SPRATT

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22919    Private

Charles

STONEHOUSE

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21686    Private

Joseph

STRETCH

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

28668    Private

Bertram

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32936    Private

Harry

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27440    Private

William

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22495    Private

Harold

THORNHILL

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33382    Private

Joseph

TRAVIS

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25889    Corporal

John William

VALENTINE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27237    Private

William

WAITE

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22222     Private

George Frederick

WALL

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

22096     Private

John

WARD

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Salford (Weaste) Cemetery

 

22956    Private

Joseph

WARD

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28741    Private

John Thomas

WHITTALL

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21564    Private

Philip

WILKINSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21758    Company Sergeant Major

William Henry

WOLSTENHOLME

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22095    Private

George

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

25940    Private

John

YATES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial