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Durham Light Infantry

2nd Battalion

DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY

18th Brigade / 6th Division

August : Tours in line and works in Hamel sector with rest periods in Mailly-Maillet Wood.

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12th September : Fricourt area.

14th September : South of Montauban.

15th-16th September : Attacks on The Quadrilateral.

16th September : Trônes Wood.

18th September : In reserve South of Guillemont.

19th September : Meaulte.

21st September : In line North-East of Ginchy.

24th September : Trônes Wood.

25th September : Attack and taking of the Sunken Road in front of Lesboeufs.

29th September : Meaulte.

30th September : Mericourt.

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7th October : Fricourt area.

8th October : In line near Gueudecourt.

9th October : Near Trônes Wood.

11th October : Gueudecourt sector.

13th October : In front line in Rainbow Trench.

15th October  : Attack on Mild Trench and Cloudy Trench.

16th October : Near Montauban.

19th October : Fricourt area.

21st October : Mericourt.

 

134 names

4/10201    Lance Corporal

Bertie

ALDERSON

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19/1028    Private

William

ALLAN

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

4/8231    Private

Thomas

APPLETON

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

28059     Private

Arthur George

AVIS

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/9525     Sergeant

Christopher

BAINBRIDGE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Harry

BARCLAY

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

42513    Private

John William

BAXTER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8580    Private

William

BAXTER

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

3/9174    Private

Thomas

BENTHAM

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

11015     Private

Harry

BIGGIN

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Leonard

BIRTLES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10448     Lance Corporal

Ernest

BLOWER

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

22242    Private

James Henry

BOOCOCK

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

3/24094     Private

Thomas William Johnson

BOOTH

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

3/9888    Private

Frederick

BRADFORD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

45404     Private

Joseph

BREWIN

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9768    Private

Alfred

BRIGGS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42507    Private

Walter

BROAD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

45405    Private

Alfred

BROOKES

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/12234     Lance Corporal

George Alfred

BROWN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8934    Sergeant

John

BRUCE

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11452     Private

William

BUSHBY

Died of wounds on the 18th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

3/12171     Private

Arthur

CAMPBELL

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

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

8535    Private

James

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42521    Private

Francis

CARRUTHERS

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Hugh Frederick Whitmore

CHAMBERLIN

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42522    Private

John

CLARK

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30385     Private

William Alvin

COPLEY

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

42515     Private

Thomas

COULBECK

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

32108    Private

James

CRAGGS

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

27045   Lance Corporal

John

DANIELS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/12085   Lance Corporal

James

DONNELLY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45420     Private

Ernest

DOWNING

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42528    Private

Charles

FAIRBANKS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21418    Private

James

FALLON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

27945    Private

James

FORCER

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22078    Private

John Wheatley

FOSTER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/9243    Lance Sergeant

Percy William

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30540    Private

Theodore

FRANCIS

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30569    Private

John George

GARGETT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19365     Private

Robert Thomas

GIBBISON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13581    Private

Norman

GIBSON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

27498     Private

Thomas

GILFELLON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25292     Private

Robert

GILMOUR

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

4/8747     Private

Thomas James

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32141     Private

Henry

GOUNDRY

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/11019    Private

James

GRAHAM

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916

Rest in peace in Hazebrouck Communal Cemetery

 

4/8492    Private

John

GRAHAM

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42531    Private

Hewson

GRANTHAM

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Cuthbert

GREEN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27801     Private

John William

GREEN

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/9091    Private

William

HAGAN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25417    Private

John

HALL

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/9733     Private

Samuel

HARDY

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

4/8472     Corporal

Dennis

HARRINGTON

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

42533    Private

William

HEMPSALL

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/9871    Private

Andrew

HENERY

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27073    Private

George Victor Sidney

HILL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19643    Private

Albert Whitfield

HODGSON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21316    Private

Joseph

HOWARD

Died of wounds on the 5th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

Captain

Edward

HUGHES

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

19/1036    Private

Norman

HUMBLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30495    Private

Charlton

INNES

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4/9761    Lance Corporal

George

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9608    Sergeant

George Fey

JAMIESON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Samuel Fox Armitage

JARRETT

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

22565     Private

Llewellyn

JONES

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33131     Private

Walter

KELLY

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7246     Private

George

KING

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/10411    Private

William

LAKEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20967     Private

George

LAMB

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

18/537     Private

Arthur

LEE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

8473    Private

Henry

LEES

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

11540    Private

Charles

LEMMON

Died of wounds on the 29th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

30759    Private

George

LOCKYER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42544     Private

James

MAJOR

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

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

4/7857     Private

John

MANNION

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Martinsart British Cemetery

 

3/27318     Private

Michael

McCABE

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

30101     Private

Wilfrid

McCRICKARD

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27320    Private

James

McGEENEY

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Jardine

MEIKLE

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

32125     Private

Edmond

METCALFE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

15369    Private

Thomas

MIDDLEMAS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/9891     Private

William Fenwick

MIDDLETON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42543     Private

Matthew

MILLER

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

 

4/8371     Private

Watson

MILLS

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/11913     Corporal

John

MILNE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27961    Private

Benjamin

MOSEY

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27449     Private

Owen

MURRAY

Killed in action on the 7th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Martinsart British Cemetery

 

22118     Private

William

NEIL

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Frederick Lisle

NEWSTEAD

Killed in action on the 6th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Martinsart British Cemetery

 

42547     Private

Frank

NORTH

Died of wounds on the 15th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

21942     Private

John

OLIVER

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

John Stanley

PALMER

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

3/12021     Sergeant

John William

PARKER, MM

Died of wounds on the 20th September 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

23796     Private

John William

PATTON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7203     Sergeant

Harry

POTTER

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/12320    Private

Charles

READ

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/9991    Private

Michael

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/9713    Private

Edward

RILEY, MM

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/10268    Lance Corporal

Norman

RYAN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10978     Lance Sergeant

George

SHRIMPTON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27868     Private

William Gilbert

SIMM

Died in service on the 4th August 1916

Rest in peace in Amplier Communal Cemetery

 

45432    Private

Harold William

SMITH

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20966    Private

William

SMITH

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19858    Private

Fred

SNAITH

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26165    Private

Thomas

SOMERVILLE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9203     Private

James Chapple

STEPHENSON

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

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

30757     Lance Corporal

Joseph Septimus

STEPHENSON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

11780    Private

Matthew

STOREY

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25420    Private

Richard

SUMNER

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/10105    Private

George

TALLET

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21333    Private

Ralph

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8488    Private

John

TOMLINSON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8958    Private

Frank

TRODDEN

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/9036    Private

Benjamin

TUMILTY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32665    Private

Fred

TURTON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

32580    Private

John Robert

URWIN

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/10087    Private

Charles

VEST

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32717    Private

Henry Lloyd

WALKER

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27780    Private

John Skede

WALKER

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27338     Private

Robert

WALLER

Died of wounds on the 20th October 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

 

3/12303    Private

Frederick

WARD

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

22160    Private

Robert

WATKINS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8606    Corporal

Thomas

WHITCOMBE

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

32136    Private

Robert

WHITWELL

Died of wounds on the 18th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

3/10291    Lance Sergeant

Charles Henry

WIGHTMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27516    Private

John

WILLIS

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8765    Private

Joseph William

WILSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21/130    Private

Daniel

WINTERBOTTOM

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30748    Private

Herbert Edward

WOOD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/9237    Private

Robert

WOODHAMS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4/8684    Corporal

Ernest

WOODS

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

 

 

26048    Lance Corporal

Wilfred

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery