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Royal Marine Light Infantry

2nd Battalion

ROYAL MARINE

LIGHT INFANTRY

188th Brigade / 63rd (Royal Naval) Division

 

October : Mailly-Maillet / Englebelmer sector.

22nd October-12th November : Tours in front line in Hamel sector with rest periods in Englebelmer and Varennes.

13th November : Attack on Beaucourt.

15th November : Puchevillers.

 

119 names

PO/13302    Lance Corporal

Henry John

AITCHISON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Ridge Cemetery

 

PLY/41 (S)    Private

Joseph

ALLERTON

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/10256     Private

Henry

ANDISON

Died of wounds on the 20th November 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

PLY/17625    Private

Reginald Walter

BAKER

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

PLY/16332    Private

John

BALDWIN

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

PO/18542    Private

Lawrence Charles

BALLARD

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/1000 (S)    Private

Walter

BARKER

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/758 (S)    Private

Harry

BARNES

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/17568    Private

 Walter Henry

BATTERBEE

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/18489    Private

Harold Joseph

BEADLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/424 (S)    Lance Corporal

John

BEARDSMORE

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

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

PO/18679    Private

Thomas

BECKETT

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/16347    Private

William John

BEGGS

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

PLY/15742    Private

Robert

BELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/14945    Lance Sergeant

Charles Lewis Wright

BERRY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/13693    Private

Edgar George

BIRKETT

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/13216    Private

Alfred

BLAKE

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/14398    Sergeant

Cyril Alexander

BODEN

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/352 (S)    Private

Frederick Harold Denham

BOWDEN

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

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

PLY/17571    Lance Corporal

Frank

BOYD

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

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

PLY/16656    Private

Harry

BULCOCK

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/75 (S)    Private

Charles Alfred

BUNN

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

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

PO/797 (S)    Private

Ernest

BURLINSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/215 (S)    Private

Walter

BUXTON

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/13446    Private

Dugald

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/623 (S)    Corporal

H.B.

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

PO/16534    Corporal

Albert Richard

CANTY

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

PO/17206    Private

Jack Thomas

CARROLL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/15963    Private

Joseph

CARSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/569 (S)    Private

Alexander

CLARK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/37 (S)    Private

Laurence

CLAYTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/18561    Private

Clifford

COLEMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/1090 (S)    Private

William

DELANEY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/184 (S)    Private

Thomas Firby

DENT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Lancelot John Austen

DEWAR

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/18656    Private

Charles Frederick

DOWE

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/771 (S)    Private

John

ECCLES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/569 (S)    Private

Harold

ENGLAND

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/16460    Lance Corporal

Herbert Edward

EVANS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/585 (S)    Private

Oswald

FISHER

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

PLY/17015    Private

Dennis Percy

FLUDE

Died of wounds on the 20th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

PLY/17800    Private

William

GRAHAM

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/18272    Private

James Batley

GREAVES

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemeter

 

PLY/925 (S)    Private

George Arthur

GREENWAY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/18261    Private

Alfred

GRIGGS

Died of wounds on the 23rd December 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemeter

 

PO/16735    Private

Harold

HAINES

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

PO/16977    Private

Robert Cairns

HALL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/254 (S)    Private

George Alexander

HALLIDAY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/894 (S)    Private

Richard Stanley

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/606 (S)    Private

Benjamin

HARRISON

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

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

PLY/14366    Lance Corporal

Edward James

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/16185    Corporal

William John

HAWKINS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/382 (S)    Private

Harry

HIGSON

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

CH/534 (S)    Private

Amos

HILLS

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

PLY/257 (S)    Private

Charles George

HODKIN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

PLY/17602    Private

Gordon Archibald

HONIATT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/16403    Lance Corporal

Charles

HOOPER

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

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

PLY/17723    Private

Bernard Maxwell

HORNER

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

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

PO/11678    Lance Corporal

James

INCH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/391 (S)    Private

Sidney

JOHNSON

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

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

PLY/16367    Lance Sergeant

Thomas

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/17271    Private

James

KING

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/15576    Private

Thomas Charles

KIRKLAND

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

PLY/17752    Private

John

KIRPATRICK

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

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

PLY/17791    Private

Thomas Henry

KNIGHTON

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

PLY/866 (S)    Private

John

KNOWLES

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/8099    Colour Sergeant

Charles Robert Blanch

LANE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/914 (S)    Private

William

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

PLY/17186    Lance Corporal

William Dawson

LLEWELYN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/772 (S)    Private

George Robert

LOMAX

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/807 (S)    Private

Douglas

MACKIE

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

PO/1003 (S)    Private

Arthur

MADIN

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/91 (S)    Private

Frederick

MALLEN

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

PLY/9780    Private

Peter

MANIFOLD

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension

 

PO/18241    Private

Romeo Frank

MARRINER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/928 (S)    Private

Roland

MARSDEN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/17308    Private

John Henry

MATTHEWS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/11177    Sergeant

Murdo

McCASKILL

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/855 (S)    Corporal

Robert

McDOWALL

Died of wounds on the 18th October 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

PLY/1073 (S)    Private

Nicholas

MERRAN

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

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

PO/16367    Lance Corporal

John

NORRIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/891 (S)    Private

Frank Christopher

NORSWORTHY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

PLY/260 (S)    Private

John

NUGENT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/869 (S)    Private

William Albert

OAKES

Died of wounds on the 18th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

PLY/17550    Private

Alfred

PEACOCK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/813 (S)    Private

James

PHILLIP

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/9189    Sergeant

Frederick

PORTER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/16704    Private

Michael John

PRESS

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/407 (S)    Private

William Marsh

PRICE

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

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

PO/16098    Private

Percy Charles

PROWTING

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

PO/1129 (S)    Private

Edward

RADAGE

Died of wounds on the 5th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

PLY/15464    Private

James

RENDELL

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

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

PO/409 (S)    Corporal

Alexander Bolton

RUFFELLS

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/853 (S)    Private

Clement

SANDERS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/14042    Sergeant

Robert Eli

SANDERS

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

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

PLY/2675 (S)    Lance Corporal

Charles John

SEARCH

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/386 (S)    Private

Richard

SHAW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/14784    Lance Corporal

Harry

SHORT

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/17324    Private

Albert John

SIKES

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/330 (S)    Private

William Garrick

SINCLAIR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/17737    Private

John

SLOAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/180 (S)    Private

James

SMITH

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/1036 (S)    Private

Lewis

SMITH

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Albert William

STAUGHTON

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Louis Mander

STOKES

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

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

PLY/960 (S)    Private

Robert

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PLY/91 (S)    Private

William

TOLLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/8437    Sergeant

Henry

TURNER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/343 (S)    Private

Mark

TURNER, CGM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/16565    Private

Robert

VEITCH

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/203 (S)    Private

James

WAKEFIELD

Died of wounds on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

PLY/954 (S)    Private

Thomas

WALKER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PLY/17586    Private

Francis Joseph

WALSH

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

PLY/15391    Private

William Dyson

WARMISHAM

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/425 (S)    Private

George

WATSON

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

PO/18227     Private

John Edward

WILLIS

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

PO/16588     Private

Charles George

WILSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

PO/14598    Corporal

Thomas Henry

WORRALL

Died of wounds on the 21st November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

 

 

PLY/79 (S)    Lance Corporal

John

WRIGHT

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

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery