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Irish Guards

2nd Battalion

IRISH GUARDS

2nd Guards Brigade / Guards Division

 

August : Auchonvillers-Serre sector.

13th September : Ginchy.

15th September : Attack in front of Lesboeufs.

26th September : Lesboeufs.

Mid-November : Lesboeufs-Gueudecourt sector.

 

169 names

7890    Private

Charles

AGNEW

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8614    Private

Bart

ATTRIDGE

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8628    Private

Henry

BELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9254    Private

Arthur

BENN

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

8200    Private

Thomas

BODIE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6666    Private

Thomas J.

BOYLE

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Cyril Hulcatt

BREW

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

8923    Private

Jeremiah

BUCKLEY

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

9315    Private

Edward

BURKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7405    Private

William

BUTLER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6374    Private

John M.

BYRNE

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7033    Private

Robert

BYRNE

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

6553    Lance Corporal

Patrick

CAFFREY

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

8084    Private

Cornelius

CAGNEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7178    Private

Edward

CARROLL

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

6495    Private

Edward Francis

CARROLL

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

7170    Private

John

CARSON

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

3267    Private

Thomas

CASEY

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8159    Private

John

CAVANAGH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9912    Private

James

CHILDS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7811    Private

John

CLARKE

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

6870    Private

John James

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

7885    Private

John

COLLIS

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

6679    Private

Thomas

CONNOR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4590    Sergeant

John

CORRIGAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9034    Private

John

COSTELLO

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5011    Private

John

CRONIN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2679    Private

Patrick

CRYAN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7703    Private

Sidney H.

CULLEN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5492    Lance Corporal

Denis

CUMMINS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8139    Private

John

CUMMINS

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6619    Private

Michael

CURRAN

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

7649    Private

Richard

CURTAYNE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8521    Private

William H.

DALKIN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7329    Lance Sergeant

Jeremiah

DARMODY

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9548    Private

Patrick

DEMPSEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10607    Private

William

DEVINE

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

6721    Lance Corporal

Rodger

DOCHERTY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

2646    Lance Corporal

Michael

DONOVAN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

6896    Lance Sergeant

James Leonard

DOONAN

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

11437    Private

F.

DORAN

Died of wounds on the 6th October 1916

Rest in peace in Brompton Cemetery

 

8643    Private

Roger

DORAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7077    Private

Edward

DOWLING

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5907    Private

John

DOYLE

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

9508    Private

Edward

DWYER

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6765    Private

John

DYRA

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6438    Private

Thomas

ELLIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4983    Lance Corporal

Patrick

ENNIS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

8608    Private

Robert

EUSTACE

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8124    Private

John

FAGAN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

7480    Private

William

FERGUSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7601    Private

James

FITZPATRICK

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6923   Corporal

Patrick

FLYNN

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

8863   Private

John

FOGARTY

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

1962    Private

James

FREEMAN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8236    Private

Patrick

FREYNE

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1962    Private

Hugh

GARNER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6771    Sergeant

Thomas H.

GLENNON

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery,

 

3303    Sergeant

John J.

GLYNN, DCM

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8649   Private

Michael

GOGGIN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

8459   Private

William

GOUGH

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

7482    Private

Patrick

GRANT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5838    Lance Corporal

John

GREEN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3644    Lance Sergeant

John

GRIFFIN

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8197   Private

James

HAGERTY

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

6245    Lance Sergeant

Patrick

HAYES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7970    Private

Michael J.

HEALY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7493    Lance Corporal

Michael

HIGGINS, MM

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7269    Private

Frank

HOGAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7835   Private

Michael

HOULIHAN

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

9297    Private

Patrick

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7863    Private

John

HUSSEY

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6982    Private

Martin

HUTCHINSON

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8010   Lance Corporal

Thomas

JENNINGS

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

9296    Private

Michael

JOYCE

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9694    Private

Terence

KEANEY

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7816   Private

John

KEARNS

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

10703   Private

Simon

KELLY

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8407   Private

Thomas

KELLY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7384    Private

James

KEOGH

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6564   Private

Patrick

KIVLAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10735   Private

Richard

KNOX, served as CORCORAN

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

6971    Private

Patrick

LARKIN

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in AIF Burial Ground

 

10117    Private

Lewis Peter

LAWRENCE

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

8904   Private

Patrick

LENNON

Died of wounds on the 2nd December 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

8313   Private

George

LEWIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6727   Private

Charles

LINEHAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3113   Lance Corporal

William

LOCKINGTON

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7948   Lance Corporal

Frank H.

LONG

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6684    Sergeant

Albert John

LUCAS

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

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

7655   Lance Corporal

Michael J.

LYNCH

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

v7090   Private

Daniel

LYONS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8094   Private

Patrick

MACFARLANE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7508   Private

Henry

MAHON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

8396   Private

Michael

MALONEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8437   Private

Francis

MANNING

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8794   Private

David

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8293   Private

Samuel George

MATHERS

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

7411   Private

John

McAULEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8956   Private

Joseph

McCANN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

9288   Private

James

McCARTHY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8045   Private

Patrick

McCARTHY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6528   Sergeant

Robert

McCARTHY, MM

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9015   Private

Henry

McCONNELL

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3234   Private

Philip

McDERMOTT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7115   Private

James

McDONAGH

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

8301   Private

Michael

McGOLDRICK

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

9117   Private

Thomas J.

McGOOKIN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6087   Private

James

McKAY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8013   Private

John

McKENNA

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9249   Private

John

McKENNA

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3198   Sergeant

Thomas

McKNIGHT

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8444   Private

Daniel

McMULLAN

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

7259   Private

Joseph

McNAMARA

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8016   Private

Bernard

MEEHAN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6649   Private

Martin

MOLLOY

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

6481   Private

Albert

MUIR

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9289   Private

Edward

MULVIHILL

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9488   Private

Patrick

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

7901   Lance Corporal

Stephen

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

8868   Private

Patrick

MURRAY

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Euan Louis

MYLNE, MC

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

6785   Lance Corporal

Daniel

NEALON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6225   Private

Peter

NEARY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8123   Private

Robert

NEILL

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

8877   Private

Andrew

NELSON

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

7298   Private

Peter

NOLAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9425   Private

Patrick

NOONAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9338   Private

Peter

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7831   Lance Corporal

William

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7815   Private

William

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6845   Private

James

O'CONNOR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9769   Lance Corporal

Patrick Fergus Ford

O'CONNOR

Died of wounds on the 26th November 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

6516   Private

Charles

O'DONNELL

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

5846   Private

Denis

O'DONNELL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7790   Private

John

O'MAHONEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

9236   Private

Patrick

O'SULLIVAN

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

6922   Lance Corporal

Joseph M.

PALMER

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9253   Private

William

PEOPLES

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

10215   Private

Joseph

QUINLAN

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9107   Private

Patrick

QUINN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6886   Private

John

REILLY

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7409   Private

John Joseph

REILLY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8624   Private

Patrick

REILLY

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6736   Private

Patrick

REVILL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8855   Private

Leo C.

RICHMOND

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7378   Private

James

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9503   Private

Patrick

ROWAN

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

4817   Private

Denis

RYAN, MM

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5472   Private

John

RYAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

8284   Private

Archibald

SEANEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7283   Private

Edward

SHARKEY

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

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

7653   Corporal

James

SHEEHY

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4992   Private

Thomas

SMITH

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8112   Private

Lawrence

SOMERS

Died of wounds on the 28th October 1916 - Age 49

Rest in peace in St Albans Cemetery

 

10426   Private

Patrick

SOMERS

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6533   Private

Joseph

TALBOT

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7039   Private

Joseph

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6958   Private

Martin

TOHER

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Albin George

TOMKINS

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

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

7882   Sergeant

Thomas

TORSNEY

Died of wounds on the 13th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

7247   Private

Humphrey

TWOMEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Kenelm Cuthbert

VAUGHAN

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 -

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

6396   Private

John

WALL

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

7561   Private

James

WALSH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

6056   Private

Michael

WALSH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7532   Private

William

WALSH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6565   Private

Peter

WHELAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

6980   Private

Hugh

WORTHINGTON

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

6175   Private

Stephen

CALDWELL

2nd Guards Machine Gun Coy

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

3795   Private

T.

REDMOND

2nd Guards Machine Gun Coy

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension