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Northamptonshire Regiment

2nd Battalion

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT

24th Brigade / 23rd Division and 8th Division

 

4th July : Dernancourt.

6th July : Fricourt.

7th July : North of Fricourt. In support during the attack of Contalmaison by the Brigade.

8th July : Attack of Contalmaison from Peake Wood.

9th July : North of Fricourt.

10th July : Bresles.

15th July : 24th Brigade transferred to the 8th Division.

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16th October : Meaulte area.

18th October : Trônes Wood.

19th October : In front line in Gueudecourt sector.

29th October : Meaulte area.

November : Tours in front line in Lesboeufs sector.

 

105 names (60 with the 23rd Division, 45 with the 8th Division).

12199    Private

Alfred

ABRAHAMS

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12469    Private

Frederick Jonathan

ATTHEWS

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20355    Private

Riley

AYRES

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24574    Private

Arthur

BARKER

Died of wounds on the 19th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

20652    Private

Ernest John Frederick

BARNETT

Died of wounds on the 5th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

40166    Corporal

William Thomas

BATEMAN

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12843    Private

John Henry

BERRIDGE

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18805    Private

Albert George

BERWICK

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

8986    Corporal

George

BIRD

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

9634    Lance Corporal

George Daniel

BOTTERILL

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

16767    Private

George Arthur

BRAWN

Killed in action on the 22nd October 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

10199    Private

Walter

BRAY

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40175    Private

John William

BRITCHFORD

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7949    Private

Harry Richard

BURRELL

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40192    Private

Albert Hector

CANHAM

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

Captain

Harry William

CARRITT

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22918    Private

Arthur

CHALLONER

Died in service on the 29th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

8920    Corporal

Arnold

CHAPMAN

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

12842    Private

Walter

CHARLES

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12701    Private

Bertram Morris

CHAULK

Killed in action on the 7th-8th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

7588    Sergeant

Thomas

CHURCH

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

8193    Private

Leonard

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14367    Private

James

COLES

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40191    Private

Sydney Arnold

COLMAN

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

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

8714    Private

John

COOK

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17350    Private

William Montague

COOKE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17792    Lance Corporal

Alfred

CROSSLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19791    Lance Corporal

Herbert Stanley

DAY

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16090    Private

Albert George

DENMAN

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

8558    Private

Arthur

DENTON

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17690    Lance Corporal

David Arthur

DENTON

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

10146    Private

Cecil Edward

DRAKE

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

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

8687    Private

Arthur

EGGLETON

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18552    Private

Arthur Benjamin

FEAR

Died of wounds on the 29th October 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

40195    Private

Alfred Thomas

FLETCHER

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22732    Private

Ernest Alfred

GAMBLE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18106    Private

Leonard

GEORGE

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8954    Private

William

GRACE

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22725    Private

James

HALL

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9514    Private

Harold Alfred

HARLOW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13916    Private

Frank

HICKMAN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17334    Private

Wilfred

HOBBS

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13431    Private

John William

HUDSON

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

24591    Private

Leonard Charles

HUME

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8978    Private

Oliver

HUME

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick Charles

JARVIS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/9852    Private

Thomas Henry

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8776    Sergeant

Percy

JONES

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/10060    Sergeant

James

KELLY

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17811    Private

Frederick

LABRUM

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12847    Private

George

LANGLEY

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9103    Private

Frederick

LIGHTWOOD

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17734    Private

Thomas

MANNING

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

Captain

Hamilton

MATHEWSON

Detached from Royal Army Medical Corps

Died of wounds on the 27th October 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

16503    Private

Frank

MAYES

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17282    Private

Walter

MOORE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40024    Private

Alfred

NEWITT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17818    Private

Matthew James

PACKWOOD

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22979    Private

George

PAGE

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Mericourt-l'Abbe Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

23027    Private

William Wesley

PARKER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40027    Private

Gilbert Ingle Benjamin

PATTISON

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8133    Private

James Thomas

PAYNE

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916

Rest in peace in Edmonton Cemetery

 

16531    Private

Joseph

PEACOCK

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18040   Private

Charles William

PETTIFER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13827   Private

John

POLLARD

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17244   Private

Joseph

POPE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24592    Private

John James

PORTER

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20864   Private

Samuel Elijah

PRESTIDGE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25075    Private

Samuel Louis

PUNT

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Leonard Justly

RAWLINGS

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

Rest in peace in A.I.F.Burial Ground

 

7846    Company Sergeant Major

Frederick

REEVE

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

9590    Lance Corporal

Alfred

RICHARDSON

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

Rest in peace in Bray Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Millin John

SELBY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Major

Guy Trevor

SHAW

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13885    Private

Walter William

SHAW

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

40231    Private

Victor Percy

SHEPHERD

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22792    Private

James Leopold

SMART

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

9218    Lance Corporal

Albert Edward

SMITH

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16085   Private

Montague Ashley Stapleton

SMITH

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8309    Private

Reginald George

SMITH

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12807    Private

Sidney

SMITH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19238    Lance Corporal

Thomas George

SMITH

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20335    Private

Charles Arthur John

SOUTHAM

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19500   Private

Fred

SPENCER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12533   Private

Charles Wilkinson

STANDISH

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Kensal Green (All Souls') Cemetery

 

16782    Private

William

SUMMERLEY

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8317    Private

Willioby

SWAN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12782    Private

Charles Frederick William

TALLETT

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16798   Lance Corporal

Samuel

TARRANT

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

22871    Private

Berry

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21191    Private

Sidney Frederick

TOOKE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/10196    Private

Frederick Charles

WADSWORTH

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12993    Private

Charles Wallis

WALDEN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18195    Private

Frederick Arthur

WALDEN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8205    Private

James Edward

WALE

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

22820    Private

Tom Edmund Reginald

WALLIS

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

8764    Private

Edward

WATTS

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20459    Private

Lawrence James

WEBSTER

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

23775    Private

Edward

WILKINSON

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant Colonel

Frederick Thesiger

WILLIAMS

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

9152    Lance Corporal

William Stanley

WILLIAMSON

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

19529    Private

John

WILSON

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22326    Private

Frederick

WOODING

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9108    Private

Gladstone

WREN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8876    Private

Charles

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

17348    Private

Ernest

ALLEN

7th Suffolk

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Ovillerts Military Cemetery

22970    Private

Ernest Martin

GASCOYNE

1st Essex

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

22622    Private

Thomas Percy

HARDING

Unknown unit

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

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

23450    Private

Herbert William

SHARPE

2nd Bedfordshire

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

20935    Private

John Henry

SMITH

7th Suffolk

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

15507    Private

George Harold

TOSELAND, DCM

10th Duke of Wellington's

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

Rest in peace in Peake Wood Cemetery