BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Worcestershire Regiment

2nd Battalion

WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

100th Brigade / 33rd Division

 

12th July : Becordel-Becourt.

14th July : Mametz Wood/Flatiron Copse.

15th July : Attack on High Wood.

16th July : Mametz Wood.

19th July : In reserve in Bazentin-le-Petit during the attack of High Wood.

22nd July : Becordel-Becourt.

23rd July : Albert/Dernancourt area.

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7th-10 August : South-East edge of High Wood. Digging of Worcester Trench.

10th August : Mametz Wood.

13th August : Becordel-Becourt.

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19th August : North-West edge of Delville Wood.

24th August : Attack of Tea Trench (in support).

25th August : Fricourt.

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September : Foncquevillers sector.

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25th October : Montauban area.

30th October : Frosty Trench (East of Lesboeufs).

1st November : Attack on Boritska Trench and Hazy Trench.

2nd November : Lesboeufs.

5th November : Attack of Mirage Trench and Boritska Trench.

6th November : Fricourt.

 

168 names

27318    Private

Ernest

ADAMS

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Oliver Vaughton

ARNOLD

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Sutton Coldfield Cemetery

 

8861    Private

John

BALDWIN

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

27805    Private

Harry

BARNETT

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42539    Private

Frederick

BATES

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8722    Private

John Henry

BATTLE

Died of wounds on the 8th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

27635    Private

Frederick

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28782    Private

Albert

BIRD

Died of wounds on the 2nd November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

40263    Private

Alvan Digby

BLANCH

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23873    Private

Frederick

BOND

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8445    Sergeant

George Arthur

BOYLIN

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9026    Private

William

BRANSON

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12043    Sergeant

William Francis

BROOKES, MM

Killed in action on the 1st November - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10933   Private

Alfred

BROWN

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31452    Private

Lionel Douglas Jack

BROWN

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9175    Lance Corporal

Percival

BROWN

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9895    Private

William Charles

BRYANT

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

30591    Private

Stanley Edward

BUTLER

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

39612    Private

Walter

CADDICK

Killed in action on the 1st November

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40213    Lance Corporal

George Reginald Charles

CALCOTT

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13732    Corporal

Joseph

CATTELL

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

39625    Corporal

Frederick

CHAMBERS

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9230    Private

John Percival

CHANCE

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Albert William Ernest

CHRISTIE

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

21973    Private

Albert

CLARK

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40226    Private

Reuben George

CLARK

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8284    Corporal

Arthur

CLARKE

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

11265    Sergeant

Arthur Walter

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15062    Private

Herbert

CLEVELEY

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23143     Corporal

Herbert Roland

COOK

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5/9249    Private

Richard

CORBETT

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Jack Oswald

COULDRIDGE

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24719    Lance Corporal

Edmund

COULDWELL

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

Rest in peace in Netley Military Cemetery

 

27818    Private

Edward Thomas

COX

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

31342     Private

Gilbert Frank

CROSS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11120     Private

Tom

CUBBERLEY, MM

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

42565    Private

Edwin Charles

DANIEL

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

8408    Sergeant

Isaac

DARBY

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27688    Private

George

DARLOW

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

29881    Private

Joseph

DAVIES

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33942    Private

William Edward

DAVIES

Died of wounds on the 5th November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11732    Private

William George

DAY, MM

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40230    Private

Fred

DEE

Died of wounds on the 8th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

907    Private

Page Vickerman

DICKENSON

Detached from Royal Army medical Corps

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

17266    Private

Alfred Leonard

DOLPHIN

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

17274    Private

Wilfred

DUNN

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12832    Sergeant

William

DUNN, MM

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31429     Lance Corporal

William

ELMES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9197    Private

George Lewis

EVANS

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 Lieutenant

Harold Morley

EYLES

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

29826     Private

Joseph Henry

FARMER

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

39581    Private

Job

FELLOWS

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

William

FERGUSON, MC

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30752     Private

Joseph

FILLINGHAM

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Leonard Taylor

FLUX

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40231    Private

Albert

FREEMAN

Killed in action on the 2nd November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

23770    Private

Thomas

GANLEY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

10107    Private

William

GITTINS

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28541    Private

Frederick Thomas

GOODWRIGHT

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24140    Private

William George

GOSS

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16366    Private

William Oliver

GRAY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15703    Private

Horace

GREEN, MM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10882    Sergeant

William Francis

GREENWAY

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

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

11190    Lance Corporal

George

GREENWOOD, MM

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42543    Private

Mark

GRIECK

Killed in action on the 2nd November 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14218    Private

Arthur

GRIFFITHS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23881    Private

John

HADLEY

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

17244    Private

Francis George

HAINES

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21719    Private

Walter

HAMBLIN

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9764    Sergeant

Henry William

HAMSHAW, MM

Killed in action on the 22nd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10188    Sergeant

Edgar Thomas

HARDMAN

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

29833     Private

Ernest

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5712    Private

William

HASTINGS

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

40238    Private

Alfred

HAVENS

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9399    Private

Ernest

HEAD

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Edward Matthew

HOLLAND

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19960    Private

Benjamin

HOLLYHEAD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24525     Private

George Leslie

HOLTOM

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29889    Private

George Henry

HORTON

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19985    Private

Thomas

JAMES

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9327    Private

Thomas Augustus

JENNINGS

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14979    Private

William

JEWKES

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24061    Private

Joseph

JEYS

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10409    Private

Thomas

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25622    Private

Albert

JONES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27677    Private

Rowland John

JONES

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14723    Lance Corporal

Albert

KING

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14821    Private

Albert

KING

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22247    Private

John

KITSULL

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19798    Private

Noah

KNIGHT

Died of wounds on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

9395    Private

Thomas

LANGSTON

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19331    Lance Corporal

Arthur

LAYTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22832    Private

James

LAYTON

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8506    Private

George

LEE

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

39697    Private

Ernest Edwin

LEVER

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30715    Private

William Ernest

LIVELY

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31373    Private

Arthur John

LOVELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8439    Private

John

LOVSEY

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

22171    Private

Bertram Rupert

LOWE

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

21527    Private

Benjamin Pearce

LUCAS

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916

Rest in peace in Morlancourt British Cemetery n1

 

22591    Private

Robert

MADELEY

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 37

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

 

31381    Private

William Stephen

MAGGS

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

24388    Private

Harry

MALE

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22113    Lance Corporal

Jonathan William

MALLEN

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4647    Corporal

Alfred Edgar

MERRELL

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

28328    Private

Joseph

MILLS

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17692    Private

Enoch

MOORE

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24397    Private

Alfred

MORAN

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27686    Private

William

NEWEY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

31316    Private

Arthur George

NOTT

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30744    Private

Frederick Gilbert

OAKES

Died of wounds on the 29th November 1916

Rest in peace in Gloucester Old Cemetery

 

42523    Private

Ernest Jesse

ODELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Godridge

PANDFIELD, DCM

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13894    Private

James Aylmer

PARKER

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40246    Private

Ronald Bertie

PARKHOUSE

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40247    Private

Thomas Reginald

PEARCE

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18814    Private

Francis

PERKS

Killed in action on the 2nd November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Leonard Harry Perkins

PHILLIPS

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40209    Lance Corporal

Wilfred Horne

PORTER

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40248    Private

Sydney Leonard

POWELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

John

POWNALL

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25747    Private

Charles Albert

PUGH

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9385    Private

Samuel Wellsted

PUGH

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14408    Private

Benjamin

RAWLINSON

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13781    Private

William

REYNOLDS

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

12785    Private

Arthur

ROGERS

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

9768    Private

Arthur Edward

RYLAND

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17217    Corporal

William John Alfred

SANDERS

Killed in action on the 2nd November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13543    Lance Corporal

Frederick John

SAYCE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15091    Private

Thomas

SCOTT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29836    Private

Arthur

SMART

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8113    Private

James

SOUTHALL

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

40250    Private

Alfred George

SPENCER

Killed in action on the 2nd November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8967    Private

Alfred

SPOONER

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11751    Corporal

William

STACEY

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31369    Private

Frederick

STENNER

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22824    Private

Frederick James

STEVENS

Detached from 11th O.B.L.I.

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

12897    Private

George Thomas

STEVENS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17175    Private

Frederick

TIBBETTS

Died in service on the 25th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

8587    Private

Alfred

TRUMAN

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Combles Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13508    Lance Corporal

Frederick George

TUCKER

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31432    Private

George

UGLOW

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

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Bagster Wilson

VINTER, MC

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22428    Private

Harry Rice

WALKER

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21579    Private

Arthur Frederick

WALL

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16997    Private

Frederick James

WALTON

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40219    Private

Oscar Tenison

WALWIN

Died of wounds on the 12th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

31450    Private

Henry George

WARD

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bulls Road Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Edmund Jarvis Leith

WARLOW

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27266    Private

Sidney

WATERS

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Ronald William Ailsa

WATTS, MC

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

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

39599    Private

Charles Henry

WHEATCROFT

Died of wounds on the 2nd November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

24984    Private

Frederick

WHITE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8113    Private

Fredrick

WHITE

Died of wounds on the 29th October 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

23675    Private

Richard Thomas

WHITE

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

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

13624    Lance Corporal

Charles

WHITEHOUSE

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40216    Private

Sidney

WILCE

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14144    Lance Sergeant

Wilfred G.

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42550    Private

Arthur

WILLS

Killed in action on the 2nd November 1916

Rest in peace in Thiepval Anglo-French Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Norbury

WILMOT, MC

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

9474    Sergeant

William Hewitt

WINTER, MM

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42519    Private

Edward Cornelius

WOOD

Killed in action on the 2nd November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27813    Private

William Henry

WOOD

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8782    Lance Corporal

George

WOOLLOFF

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16497    Private

Arthur

YATES

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31326    Private

George

YORK

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9123    Private

William George

YORK

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Northampton (Towcester Road) Cemetery

 

15127    Private

James Alfred

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial