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Highland Light Infantry

2nd Battalion

HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY

5th Brigade / 2nd Division

 

23rd July : Happy Valley.

25th July : Waterlot Farm.

27th July : Attack of Delville Wood (in support).

28th July : Montauban.

29th July : Bernafay Wood

31st July : Waterlot Farm sector.

5th August : Montauban.

10th August : Meaulte area.

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Mid August-Mid September : Tours in line in front of Serre.

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October : Tours in line in front of the Redan Ridge.

13th November : Attack North of Beaumont-Hamel. Taking of Beaumont Trench.

15th November : Bertrancourt.

 

118 names

Second Lieutenant

Alfred

ALLAN

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Geoffrey Hugh

AUSTEN-CARTMELL

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/7505    Private

James

BARBOUR

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

12146    Private

Joseph

BOYLE

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8047    Private

John

BULLOCK

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

467    Private

William

CALLAGHAN

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33485    Private

Angus

CAMERON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3348    Private

George

CAMERON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

5962    Private

Hector

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22266    Private

Duncan

CARMICHAEL

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

734    Private

Alexander

CASSELLS

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/21498    Sergeant

George

COOK

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/21025    Private

Elisha

COX

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/21018    Private

Albert E.

CRANNIS

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8467    Private

William

CULSHAW

Detached from the 17th Manchester

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

1531    Corporal

Robert

CUMMING

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

11412    Private

James

DALZIEL

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n3

 

Second Lieutenant

John Young Farquhar

DICK

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

21020    Private

Joseph H.

DOLE

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916

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

 

24047     Private

John

DONNELLY

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

9110    Private

Frederick G.

DORRELL

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

15565    Private

Robert Wilson

DOTT

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

25514    Private

John

DOUGALL

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n1

 

15281    Private

Arthur Boucher

FINLINSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

B/8515    Private

Felix

FLYNN

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

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

29478    Private

Herbert E.

GAINES

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Munich Trench British Cemetery

 

21170    Private

Ernest Harry

GEORGE

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

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

7285    Sergeant

John Henderson

GRANT

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

9148    Sergeant

James Henry

GRISTWOOD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

8148    Private

Matthew Eliot

HENDRIE

Died of wounds on the 8th December 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

11647    Bugler

Alexander King

HOGG

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

22853    Private

John

HUGHES

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1358    Private

Joseph

HUME

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8118    Private

Robert

HUTCHISON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3424    Corporal

Allan Watt

IZAT

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

21569    Private

Thomas

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9112    Private

Peter

KANE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13187    Private

William J.

KELLY

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28465    Private

William G.

KILLIN

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9495    Private

Charles

LAVERY

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

3963    Private

Albert

LEITH

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33504    Private

Francis

LEONARD

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

William Alexander Hewes

LINDSAY

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1082    Corporal

Archibald

LIVINGSTONE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

9863    Private

James

LOW

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

21176    Private

William

MABBETT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/8906    Private

Robert

MACLAINE

Killed in action on the 12th September 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

7048    Corporal

Hugh

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

11846     Private

Charles

McCRACKEN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16850    Private

William

McCRORY

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

8093     Private

John

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33481    Private

Thomas

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

25568     Private

John

McEVOY

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19511    Private

Alexander

McEWAN

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7934    Private

Richard

McGEACHIN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

28554    Private

Robert

McGHIE

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

12063    Lance Corporal

James

McLEAN

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19823    Private

William

McMILLAN

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12175    Corporal

John

McQUADE

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

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

12368    Private

Patrick

MILLIGAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

7171    Sergeant

Dougald

MORRISON

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25334    Private

John

MORRISON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5340    Private

Andrew

MORTON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Frederick Bennie

MUIR

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9094    Private

Robert

MURCHIE

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

9140    Sergeant

Alexander

MURDOCH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

John Fernan

O'HALLORAN

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5474    Private

William

O'NEILL

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/21471    Lance Corporal

Frederick

ORD

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10716    Private

Roberts

OWENS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30255    Private

Allan

PATERSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

1032    Private

John Anderson

PATERSON

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28500    Private

Henry

PATON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12300    Lance Corporal

Joseph H.

PERRY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3453    Private

George

PHILLIPS

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Frederick

PHILLIPS

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

21600    Private

William H.

PICKFORD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16882    Private

George

PYKE

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

Rest in peace in Glasgow Eastern Necropolis

 

24942    Private

Donald

RAE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30339    Private

William

REID

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

B/21399    Private

William

RENNIE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

8187    Private

George

RITCHIE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21580    Private

William

ROGAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

Lieutenant

Donald

ROSS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Beaumont-Hamel British Cemetery

 

7788    Private

Houston

ROSS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

25362    Lance Corporal

James Alexander

SIBBALD

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

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

30609    Private

Charles W.

SIMPSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13246    Private

John

SIMPSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16914    Private

Hugh

SMITH

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30575    Private

John B.

SMITH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

12261    Private

Joseph

SOLLITT

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Joseph Bernard Collins

STARKEY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Francis Gardener

STEELE

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3470    Lance Corporal

James

STEWART

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21594    Private

Lachlan

STEWART

Died of wounds on the 20th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

10575    Sergeant

William John

STORRIE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

1322    Private

James Wallace

STUART

Died of wounds on the 20th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

29524    Private

Walter

TERRY

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28746    Private

Robert L.

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

12658    Private

John

THOMSON

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21008    Private

David V.

TRUNCHION

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7708    Lance Corporal

James

TURNER

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10451   Corporal

John

TURNER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5981    Private

George

WAITE

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

1287    Private

Francis

WARD

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captainl

Alwyn

WATKYN-THOMAS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22463    Private

George Nathaniel

WATSON

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

Rest in peace in Mailly-Maillet Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

20039    Private

David

WEBSTER

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

8041    Private

Andrew J.

WILLIAMSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n2

 

8021   Private

Peter

WILSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18260    Private

Joseph

WOMERSLEY

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8348    Private

James

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 16th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

11016    Lance Corporal

John

WOODHOUSE

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21488    Private

Albert E.

WOODS

Died of wounds on the 4th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

21361   Private

Andrew

YORSTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3712    Sergeant

John

YOUNG

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

B/21414    Corporal

William Swinton

YOUNG

Died of wounds on the 1st November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

 

 

19313    Private

John

YUILLE

Died of wounds on the 18th November 1916

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

 

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

25664    Private

Henry

AITKEN

2nd K.O.S.B.

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

11239    Private

Michael

O'HARA

1/9th Royal Scots

Killed in action on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery