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Royal Munster Fusiliers

2nd Battalion

ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS

3rd Brigade / 1st Division

 

10th July : Albert.

14th July : Contalmaison.

16th July : Night Attack. Capture of the three German lines in west of Bazentin-le-Petit Wood.

18th-27th July : In reserve and support in Albert and Contalmaison.

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20th August : North of Bazentin-le-Petit.

24th August : Attack of Intermediate Line.

25th August : Becourt Wood.

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Early September : Bazentin-le-Petit / Mametz Wood area.

9th September : Attack of High Wood.

17th-25th September : In line between Martinpuich and Flers (German attacks on the 22nd).

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October/November : Mametz Wood. Works in High Wood sector.

 

146 names

10499   Private

Alfred

ATKINS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6167   Private

Thomas

BACON

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5237   Corporal

William

BALLENTINE

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9000    Private

Edward

BARTON

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5104   Private

Joseph

BAXTER

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

James Hampton

BENNETT, MC

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4557    Sergeant

David

BODDY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

747    Lance Sergeant

Maurice

BOLAND, MM

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

6520    Private

Michael

BOURKE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6483    Sergeant

William Aloysius

BOURKE

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6097    Lance Corporal

Matthew

BOWEN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7/1221    Private

Fred

BRADDOCK

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

7816    Private

Michael

BRENNAN

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1143    Private

Michael

BRODERICK

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10690    Corporal

Michael

BROWNE

Killed in action on the 28th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5546    Private

Daniel

BUCKLEY

Killed in action on the 1st December 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4772    Private

John Joseph

BYRNE

Died of wounds on the 4th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

8744    Corporal

James

CARROLL

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Norman Pickslay

CLARK

Detached from 7th Battalion

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

14198    Corporal

John

CLARKE

Died of wounds on the 12th September 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

6522    Private

Thomas

COFFEY

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

4327    Lance Corporal

Thomas

CONDON

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

10443    Private

James John

COOK

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3943    Private

John Stanley

CORBITT

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7/1911    Private

James

CORRY

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

9681    Private

John

COSGROVE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

9152    Sergeant

John

CRANE, DCM

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2802    Private

Henry James

CULL

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

 

924    Corporal

George

CURRY

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6173    Private

Thomas

CUSACK

Died in service on the 24th October 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Feuquieres-en-Vimeu Communal Cemetery

 

2549    Corporal

Lawrence

DEARDEN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5116    Lance Corporal

Patrick

DILLON

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5833    Private

Daniel

DINEEN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Cecil James

DODDS

Detached from 6th Royal Munster Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

2264    Lance Corporal

Francis

DONOGHUE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4632    Private

Jeremiah

DONOVAN

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4412    Private

Patrick

DOWER

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 44

Rest in peace in Meaulte Military Cemetery

 

6552    Private

James

DOYLE

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6831    Private

Patrick

DRONEY

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4445    Corporal

Joseph

DUCIE

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

2552    Private

Henry

DUFFY

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5369    Private

John James

DUKE

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4831    Private

Lawrence

DUNNE

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

7778    Private

John

ENGLISH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Thistle Dump Cemetery

 

4255   Private

Cornelius Peter

FOLEY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/5839    Private

William

GILL

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

6776    Private

Thomas

GLEESON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9511    Private

Thomas

GLYNN

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

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

5445    Private

Charles

GOODE

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

6213    Private

Michael

GUERIN

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

4307    Private

Martin

HACKETT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5823   Private

William

HALL

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

7434    Private

Denis

HALLORAN

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

5594    Private

John

HANNON

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

7188    Private

John

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1672    Private

Francis Lewis

HATHWAY

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

5865    Private

Percy Wiskin

HATTON

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5463    Private

James

HAYES, MM

Died of wounds on the 30th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

6001    Private

Michael

HEDDERMAN

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Geoffrey Joseph

HEWISON

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

5904    Private

Michael

HOGAN

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

6704    Private

Jeremiah

HOLLAND

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

7767    Private

Ralph

HOOD

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3287    Private

Daniel

HORGAN

Detached from 7th Leinster

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

6150    Private

Cornelius

HORNIBROOK

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9/493    Private

Nicholas

HOSKINGS

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

1810    Lance Corporal

John

HURLEY

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9/5679    Private

Patrick

HURLEY

Died of wounds on the 4th August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Whitechurch Church of Ireland Churchyard

 

1501    Private

Malachy

KAVENEY

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14103    Private

William

KELLY

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5890    Private

Martin

KENNY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4224    Private

Louis

LAFFERTY

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4330    Private

Thomas

LAMMETT

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

5134    Private

John

LEARY

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Gerald

LEFROY

Detached from 5th Battalion

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

Lieutenant Colonel (Brevet Major)

William Barry

LYONS

Detached from Royal Irish Regiment

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

10100   Private

Timothy

MAHONEY

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

6288   Private

Denis

MAHONY

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery

 

5504   Private

James

MARLOW

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

6199   Private

Thomas

McCOLL

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14123    Lance Corporal

Thomas

McCONVILLE

Died of wounds on the 13th September 1916

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

6455    Private

James

McDERMOTT

Died in service on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

6442    Private

Jeremiah

McGILLYCUDDY

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

5169   Private

John

McGOWAN

Died of wounds on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

6587   Private

Denis

McGRATH

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

337   Private

Robert

McILWRATH

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Fricourt British Cemetery

 

6609   Private

Michael

McMAHON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5488   Private

Patrick

McMAHON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

14127   Lance Corporal

James

McNEICE

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

14128   Lance Corporal

William

McQUADE

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4921   Private

Patrick

MOLONEY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5391   Private

John

MOORE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Lieutenant

Frank

MORAN

Detached from 9th Battalion

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

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

6905  Private

John

MORLEY

Died of wounds on the 29th October 1916

Rest in peace in Cork (St Joseph's) Cemetery

 

14141   Private

William

MORRISON

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6649   Private

William

MULCAHY

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

5481   Private

Daniel

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6492   Private

Peter

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6629   Private

Joseph

NEILL

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

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

2774   Sergeant

Samuel George

NEWTON

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Joseph Daniel

NOONAN

Detached from 6th Battalion

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

5460   Private

J.

O'BRIEN

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Meaulte Military Cemetery

 

3600   Private

Richard

O'BRIEN

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

14153   Private

John

O'CALLAGHAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Thistle Dump Cemetery

 

4969   Private

Maurice

O'CONNELL

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6802   Private

Arthur

O'CONNOR

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6377   Private

Michael

O'CONNOR

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6760   Private

Patrick

O'CONNOR

Died of wounds on the 4th October 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

9745   Private

Charles

O'DONOGHUE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6451    Private

Patrick

O'DONOVAN

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

5430   Private

John

O'HALLORAN

Killed in action on the 30th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6732   Lance Corporal

Edmond

O'KEEFFE

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

James Dominick

O'NEILL

Detached from 5th Battalion

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

3881   Private

Michael

O'SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4550   Private

Robert

OATTES

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5296   Lance Sergeant

Samuel Reilly

PARKER

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

10566   Lance Corporal

John

PENNINGTON

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5721   Private

Alfred

POTTER

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6567    Private

Nicholas John

POWER

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

6030   Private

Michael

PRENDEVILLE

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1064   Lance Corporal

Joseph

PRICE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Thistle Dump Cemetery

 

6466   Private

Patrick

REDDIN

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3095    Private

John

REDMOND

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

6678   Private

Denis

REILLY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5585   Private

Robert

ROBERTS

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

268    Private

Joseph

ROSS

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4552   Sergeant

Frederick

ROUGHAN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3087    Lance Corporal

Thomas

RUFFINATTI

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Theophilus

SEALE

Detached from 7th Battalion

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

6528   Private

Michael

SHEEHY

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2660    Corporal

Ernest Edward

SIMMONS

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in Grantham Cemetery

 

7794   Sergeant

Ivan Harwood

SINCLAIR

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

1085    Private

Andrew

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3356   Private

John

STACK

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8534   Sergeant

James

SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

7782    Private

John

SULLIVAN

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

10285   Private

John

SULLIVAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1479    Private

Patrick

SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

455    Corporal

Stephen

SUPPLE

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

2018   Private

John

THURMAN

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6/2872    Private

Frank

TROY

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

5861   Private

John

WALL

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3097    Sergeant

Michael

WALSH

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

18037   Private

Thomas

WEBESTER

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5993   Private

James Arthur

WILSON

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

2879    Private

Thomas

WINSLET

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial