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The Rifle Brigade

3rd Battalion

RIFLE BRIGADE

17th Brigade / 24th Division

 

12th August : Bernafay Wood.

14th August : Carnoy Valley.

18th August : Capture of Guillemont station.

21st August : Attack North of Guillemont.

27th August : Montauban.

1st September : Attack of Orchard Trench and Tea Trench.

 

146 names

Z/2208   Rifleman

John

ADAMS

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/15342   Rifleman

Charles William

ALDERTON

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

3013   Sergeant

Archibald

AMOS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10171   Rifleman

William

BAILEY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Humfrey Denzil

BARNARD

Detached from 6th Battalion

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

S/13262   Rifleman

Henry

BARTLETT

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

S/10532   Rifleman

William George

BEATLEY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1762   Corporal

Henry Arthur

BIGGS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

11048   Rifleman

Henry Thomas S.

BLAKE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/445   Rifleman

Algernon Bernard

BOORMAN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

S/10444   Rifleman

Arthur John

BOSTOCK

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15312   Rifleman

Frederick

BOURLETT

Died of wounds on the 19th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/15262  Rifleman

Charles Frederick

BOYS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9785   Rifleman

William Tom

BROOMFIELD

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Anthony William Scudamore

BROWN

Detached from 6th Battalion

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

S/9768   Rifleman

Ernest Thomas

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

S/6686   Rifleman

William

BROWN

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16699   Rifleman

Alfred Charles

BULMER

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/15747   Rifleman

Alfred

BUNN

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

Z/1745  Rifleman

Joseph Reuben

BURROWS

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

Captain

Leonard Gray

BUTLER

Detached from 6th Battalion

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

S/15225   Rifleman

Frederick

CAPSEY

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

B/1872  Rifleman

Frederick William

CARTER

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/10074  Rifleman

Albert Edward

CHURCHILL

Died of wounds on the 28th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

S/13759   Rifleman

Albert Edward

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5662   Rifleman

Reginald

COLE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4559   Rifleman

Richard

COLE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

6/249  Rifleman

Joseph

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10289  Rifleman

Cyril Dunn

COTTAM

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/14705  Rifleman

William John

CROSSLEY

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Cecil Thomas

DALY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

B/2853  Corporal

Samuel

DAVIES

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/15266  Rifleman

Albert Charles

DEVIS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15362   Rifleman

Alexander

DIBBLE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8164  Rifleman

Joseph

DICKER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/1174   Rifleman

Henry

DOVEY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

5103  Lance Corporal

William George

DRAPER

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8503  Rifleman

Frank

DUFFIELD

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12738  Rifleman

James

DUNBAR

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur

DUNNAGE

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

1777  Lance Corporal

George

EADE, MM

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/13574  Rifleman

James

ENGLISH

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10078  Rifleman

James

EUSTACE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/2615  Rifleman

Dennis

FAIRWEATHER

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

2861  Rifleman

Walter

FEVER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10067  Rifleman

Thomas Frederick

FLEMING

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10447  Rifleman

Joseph Alfred

FORD

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/703  Rifleman

Hugh

FRAZER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4495  Sergeant

James Owen

FRENCH

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

515646  Rifleman

Thomas Alfred

GOOD

Died of wounds on the 12th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7424  Lance Corporal

William Clemson

GOODMAN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Combles Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Z/2433   Lance Corporal

Ernest

GRANT

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/10644  Corporal

Norman

HAMMOND

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5732  Lance Corporal

Arthur Thomas

HARRIS

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

S/10736  Rifleman

John Robert

HATCH

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14867  Rifleman

Charles

HATCHER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5476  Corporal

Ernest Robert

HAWLEY

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14614  Rifleman

George

HAYNES

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

James Greig Mitchell

HENDERSON, MC

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

7441  Lance Corporal

Arthur

HERITAGE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11126  Rifleman

William

HESTER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16284  Rifleman

Louis

HIZER

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5681  Rifleman

Reginald Albert

HOARE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/2629  Rifleman

William Joseph

HOBBS

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

4856  Corporal

Charles Stephen

HOGBEN

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/1257  Rifleman

Alexander

HORN

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8487  Lance Corporal

Percy James

HORTON

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

Z/2294   Lance Corporal

William

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/10880  Rifleman

Albert

HUNNS

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/13015  Corporal

William Arthur

HUNT

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13673  Rifleman

Arthur

HURLEY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15375  Rifleman

Ernest Sydney

JACKSON

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

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

5696  Rifleman

William Arthur

JEFFERY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9607  Rifleman

James Robert

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/1689  Rifleman

Oswald Holt

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

6/8479  Rifleman

George

JONES

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 43

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/1193  Rifleman

Robert

KENNY

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

Z/2127  Lance Corporal

Herbert

KERSHAW

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

Z/584  Rifleman

Ralph Albert

KIRK

Died of wounds on the 30th August 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

761  Lance Corporal

Francis

KREUTER

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/6004  Rifleman

George William

LANGLEY

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10559  Rifleman

George William

LAWFORD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14006  Rifleman

James Bede

LINSKEY

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

S/22846  Rifleman

Henry Beard

LIPPMAN

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/14042  Rifleman

Harry

LOWE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/1461  Lance Sergeant

John Harris

MARLOW

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3559  Lance Corporal

William Henry

MARRIETTE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

George Futvoye

MARSDEN-SMEDLEY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/2024  Rifleman

Samuel

MATLEY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/16187  Lance Corporal

William John

McFARLANE

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

6/8119   Sergeant

William Matthew

MIDSON

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

S/10668  Rifleman

Charles Alfred

MITCHELL

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

S/15364  Rifleman

Sidney Fred

MODEN

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10724  Rifleman

Arthur

MOORE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15390   Rifleman

Arthur Robert

MOORE

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14702  Rifleman

Harry Albert

MORRIS

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/15390   Rifleman

Arthur Robert

MOORE

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13168   Rifleman

William Charles Henry

MOTT

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

812   Sergeant

Fred

OLIVER

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

S/15839   Rifleman

Richard

ORCHARD

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2254  Rifleman

Walter Victor

PAGE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

37682  Rifleman

Sidney

PALMER

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

8750  Corporal

Wallace

PENN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/9308  Rifleman

Joseph Pearson

PHILLIPSON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9836  Rifleman

Arthur William

PLAYELL

Killed in action on the 21st August - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

781  Rifleman

Ernest

POLL

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/15309  Rifleman

Harry

POPPERWELL

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/14607   Rifleman

John William

PULLEN

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

B/2986   Sergeant

Charles

PURDUE

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

6406   Rifleman

Clifford William

QUANTRILL

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

5/358  Rifleman

Henry Harry

QUICK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11035  Rifleman

William Ernest

RATCLIFFE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8881   Rifleman

Simeon

RICHARDS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15157   Rifleman

James George

SARVANT

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery

 

6/284  Rifleman

John

SAUNTRY

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Niel

SHAW-STEWART

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/14613   Rifleman

John Charles

SHEA

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/15273  Rifleman

Charles

SMITH

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Jacob Hardy

SMITH, DSO, MC

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

S/256  Rifleman

Alfred Charles

STEEL

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

S/7525  Rifleman

Seymour

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7884  Rifleman

Arthur Francis

TERRY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/992  Rifleman

William

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5655  Rifleman

Walter Leonard

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13402  Rifleman

Sidney

TILBURY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13299  Rifleman

William George

TILLEY

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9883  Rifleman

William George

TUCKFIELD

Died of wound on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

Z/1290  Rifleman

James Valentine

TWIGG

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Ernest Valentine

VENNER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

S/8738  Rifleman

Walter James

WADE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13030  Rifleman

William

WALLEY

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

Z/253  Corporal

Ernest Frederick

WARD

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/10320  Rifleman

James Frederick

WASTELL

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Z/2477  Rifleman

Fernley James

WEDLOCK

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6/397  Bugler

Charles

WHITE

Died in service on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

3376  Rifleman

Frederick James

WHITE

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10250  Rifleman

William

WHITE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10326  Rifleman

Joseph Harold

WHITTELL

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

2430  Rifleman

John

WILDMAN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1360  Corporal

William

WILDMAN

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

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

Z/2166  Rifleman

George

WILKINSON

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

133  Rifleman

George Oliver

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2365  Corporal

William James

WILSHERE

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

6310  Rifleman

William Richard

WOOD

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 16

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

1206  Company Sergeant Major

George Philip

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

6006  Rifleman

Ernest

YATES

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial