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East Lancashire Regiment

2nd Battalion

EAST LANCASHIRE REGIMENT

24th Brigade / 23rd Division and 8th Division

 

4th July : Dernancourt.

6th July : Shelter Wood sector. Attack towards Contalmaison.

8th-10th July : Shelter Alley.

12th July : Bresle.

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15th July : Transferred to the 8th Division.

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Mid-October : Montauban.

18th October : In front line East of Gueudecourt.

23rd October : Attack and taking of Mild Trench.

30th October : Montauban.

31st October : Meaulte.

5th November : Bernafay Wood.

6th November : In front line in Lesboeufs sector.

8th November : Carnoy.

November : Tours in line in Gueudecourt sector.

 

149 names (64 with the 23rd Division, 85 with the 8th Division)

10098    Corporal

Robert

ADAMSON

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

21758    Private

Jack

ALLAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22757    Private

Samuel

ALMOND

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21224    Private

George

APPLETON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

6790    Lance Corporal

Thomas

ASHBY

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

6141    Lance Corporal

William

ASHWORTH

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23643    Private

Pearce

ATHERTON

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Guy Cheselden Renell

ATKINSON

Died of wounds on the 30th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

6987    Private

Hugh

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19541    Private

James

BARNES

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16712    Private

John

BARNES

Died of wounds on the 24th October 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

23759    Private

Richard

BARNES

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Ernest Isaac

BARROW

Detached from The South Lancashire Regiment

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

19029    Private

Richard

BOND

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13210    Private

John Samuel

BOTTOMLEY

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10313    Private

Percy

BRIDGES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5532    Private

Harry

BRIGHT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9881    Private

Richard

BROOKS

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

7500    Private

Herbert

BROWN

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9948    Sergeant

Alfred Frank

BULLEN

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23865    Private

George

BURGIN

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19440    Private

James

CHADWICK

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

6563    Private

Thomas

CHANEY

Died of wounds on the 4th August 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in St Pancras Cemetery

 

10254    Corporal

Thomas Postlethwaite

CHORLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10700    Private

George Blucher Knowles

CHRISTMAS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9381    Private

Joseph

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23625    Private

Walter

COLLINGE

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

5713    Private

John

CONLAN

Killed in action on the 18th October 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21145    Private

Valentine

CONNOR

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Neil Grant

CRAWHALL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

34536    Lance Corporal

Arthur Frederick

CRISP

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6515    Private

Thomas

CRONAN

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7962    Private

Frank

CROSSLEY

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Eyre Bolton Massy

DELMEGE, MC

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

19574    Private

James

DEVANEY

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21137    Private

Ivan Edward

DIXON

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

23096    Private

John

DIXON

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23650    Private

Herbert

DOOLEY

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

23857    Private

Thomas

DOOLEY

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9834    Private

Nicholas

DOYLE, MM

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6187    Regimental Sergeant Major

Frederick

DUCKWORTH, MC

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

23843    Private

William Arthur John

DUNHAM

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

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

21135    Private

Thomas William

EYERS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Leonard

FARTHING, MC

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

12237    Private

John

FISH

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

24095    Private

Arthur

FRAZER

Killed in action on the 5th-10th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

21116    Private

Charles Frederick

GARNER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5760    Private

Samuel

GOTHORP

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18401    Private

Gilbert Edwin

GRAY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5242    Private

John

GREGSON

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19580    Private

J.

GRIFFIN

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

12519    Private

Daniel

HALSTEAD

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

8877    Private

William

HARGREAVES

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6406    Lance Sergeant

Edwin Owen

HARRISON

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18326    Private

James

HARTLEY, served as WOOD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26985    Private

John

HARTLEY

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19489    Private

William

HARTLEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9769    Private

Robert E.

HATCH

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10889    Private

Joseph Hartley

HEAP

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18285    Private

J.W.

HEATHCOTE

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

8597    Corporal

Henry Alfred

HEWISH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

6692    Private

James

HILL

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

23624    Private

George Marshall

HINDLE

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18205    Private

Nelson

HOLDING

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

10434    Private

Albert William

HOLFORD

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

Rest in peace in Peake Wood Cemetery

 

7520    Private

William

HOPWOOD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

34535    Lance Corporal

John

HORNER

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27174    Private

Richard

HOSKIN

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

17754    Private

George

HOWARTH

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

23879    Private

Thomas Robson

IRWIN

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

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

20219    Private

Richard

JARVIS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8127   Corporal

Thomas

JONES

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23104    Private

Walter

KAY

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

10082    Private

Richard

KEEFE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10529    Private

James

KELLY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7519    Private

Seth

KELLY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23846    Private

William Herbert

KELLY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23830    Private

Joseph

LOGAN

Died of wounds on the 31st October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

19499    Private

Henry

MADDOCKS

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

23740    Private

Frederick

MARGERISON

Died of wounds on the 31st October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

John Hamilton

MARSHALL

Detached from The 8th East Lancashire

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

23847    Private

Harold

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

18430    Private

Joseph Edward

MATHER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

12069    Private

John

MATTISON

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27160    Private

Irvin Thomas

MAUDSLEY

Died of wounds on the 28th October 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

23871    Private

Cyril

McCAIG

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23540    Private

John Albert

McGRATH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20211    Private

Frank

McINTOSH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5181    Private

Andrew

McNAB

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19851    Private

William

MEERS

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Henry Eustace

MOORES

Detached from The South Staffordshire

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

21162    Private

Walter

MOORES

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7653    Private

Thomas Brewer

MOULDING

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

20116    Private

William

MULVEY

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5579    Private

Albert

MURRAY

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

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

20153    Private

Whitham

ORMEROD

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

20282    Private

Edward

PARK

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

9049    Private

Charles

PARKER

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23881    Private

William

PARKER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18312    Private

Edward

PARR

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Fricourt British Cemetery

 

10660    Private

Benjamin

PLACE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18409    Private

Absalom

POLLARD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23088    Private

Frederick

POLLITT

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

12314    Private

Benjamin

POMFRET

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6500    Private

Patrick

PRIOR

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

19447    Private

George

PURSLOW

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

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

19407    Private

George

QUANCE

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

23842    Lance Corporal

John William

RACE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Isaac

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5485    Private

Benjamin

ROGERSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25481    Private

H.W.

ROUSE

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

25419    Lance Corporal

William

SALT

Died of wounds on the 28th October 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10465    Private

Albert Edward

SCHULTZ

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

23755    Private

John Edward

SCRIVENER

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Francis

SEWARD

Detached from The Border Regiment

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

12363    Private

James Albert

SHAW

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26378    Private

James

SHUTTLEWORTH

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

26351    Private

John

SHUTTLEWORTH

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19266    Lance Corporal

George

SIMPSON

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

5679    Private

William

SIMPSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Alexander Couper

SMALL, MC

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

9552    Private

William Henry

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 29th December 1916

Rest in peace in Musbury (St Thomas) Cemetery

 

18495    Private

Joseph Taylor

STEVENSON

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7542    Private

James William

TANNER

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23628    Private

John

TATTERSALL

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14014    Private

George Frederick

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21110    Private

Henry

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

12517    Private

Harry

TETLOW

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12243    Private

John

THISTLEWAITE

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

19555    Private

Moses

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Reginald

THOMPSON

Detached from The 7th East Lancashire

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

9456    Sergeant

John

TOOMEY, MM

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

23823    Sergeant

Richard

TOON

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5572    Private

Albert

TURNER

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

10873    Private

Frank

UNSWORTH

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Walter Thomas

WAKEFORD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

23875    Private

Edward

WATSON

Died of wounds on the 24th October 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

8563    Sergeant

Henry William

WEBB

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26383    Private

Harry

WENSLEY

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

 

26458    Lance Corporal

John

WHITTAKER

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21620     Private

Moses

WHITTAKER

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

10875    Private

William

WHITWORTH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9344    Private

James Henry

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

18437    Private

Lewis

WILLSHAW

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23850    Private

John

WINSLOW

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

28305    Private

Albert

WITHENSHAW

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7984    Private

George Henry

YATES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24886    Private

Thomas

YATES

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

 

23829     Lance Corporal

John Vincent

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

Second Lieutenant

Philip Emlyn

FRIEND

24th Machine Gun Company

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

8004    Private

George Horne

PRATT

Unknown unit

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery