BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Leicestershire Regiment

1/4th Battalion

LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

138th Brigade / 46th (North Midland) Division

 

1st July : Attack of the Gommecourt salient (in reserve).

 

9 names

4319    Private

George

ELLIS

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

6006    Private

Hubert

GOLLOP

Died in service on the 31st July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

5404    Private

Cyril Charles

HARRIS

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2677    Sergeant

Albert Arthur

JOHNS, DCM

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

506    Private

Charles

MILLS

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

4751    Private

Charles Henry

RIDGWAY

Killed in action on the 28th June 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

3290    Private

Charles James

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

4999    Private

Wilfrid

SMITH

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2134    Private

William Henry

WESTBROOK

Killed in action on the 30th June 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

4756    Private

Albert Percy

HEALEY

10th Lincolnshire

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Bois Guillaume Communal Cemetery Ext.