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Seaforth Highlanders

1/4th Battalion (Ross Highland)

SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS

(Ross-Shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's)

154th Brigade / 51st (Highland) Division

 

20th July : Meaulte.

21st July : Bazentin-le-Grand.

23rd July : High Wood.

26th July : Meaulte.

1st August : Fricourt Wood.

6th August : Dernancourt.

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5th October : Courcelles-au-Boix.

8th October : Colincamps.

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22nd October : Auchonvillers / Mailly-Maillet.

26th October : In front line in front of Y Ravine.

30th October : Lealvillers.

5th November : Mailly-Maillet Wood.

7th November : In front line in front of Y Ravine.

12th November : Forceville.

13th November : Mailly-Maillet Wood.

15th November : New Munich Trench.

 

87 names

201733    Private

Arnold

ATKINS

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4681    Private

John

BANKS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3308    Private

Edward Albert

BELLOW

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4831    Private

William

BETHUNE

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4449    Private

Eric

BOSHER

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

201411    Private

James

BUTTERFIELD

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1297    Sergeant

John S.

CALDER

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3682    Lance Corporal

Harry Wightman

CARTER

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

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

4775    Private

Philip

CLAPHAM

Died of wounds on the 29th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4304    Private

Thomas A.

COATES

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4367     Private

Joseph

COOPER

Died of wounds on the 8th November 1916

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Norman

CRICHTON

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4176    Private

Louis

CUCKLE

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

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

3545     Private

Thomas

DAVIDSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3282     Private

William

DAVIDSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3900     Private

Graham

DAVIE

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4793     Private

Charles

DEWAS

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

4762     Private

Herbert

DIGGLE

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

3986     Private

William J.

DOWLING

Died of wounds on the 27th October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

1977     Private

William

DUFF

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

4093     Private

James

DYCE

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4368     Private

Norton

EVANS

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

201500     Private

Harry

FAWCETT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Ernest Wilfred Rupert

FINCH

Died of wounds on the 7th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

2868     Lance Corporal

George

FINCH

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2499     Lance Sergeant

William

FINLAYSON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1376     Private

James

FORBES

Died of wounds on the 4th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

1281    Corporal

William

FRIDGE

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3211     Private

Alexander

GRAHAM

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

4030    Corporal

William John

GRAY

Died of wounds on the 18th November 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4017    Private

William

GREER

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

4944     Private

Francis

GREGORY

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4625     Private

Abraham H.

HIRST

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4477    Private

Cecil Anthony

HOBAN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

4458    Private

Elijah

HOGG

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5111    Private

Royle

HOGG

Died of wounds on the 18th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

4158     Private

Robert

HUNTER

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4957    Private

Edgar

IREDALE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4234    Private

Norman

LADSON

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

3955     Private

Fred

LAING

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

4896    Private

Harry

LUCAS

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

Rest in peace in Huddersfield (Edgerton) Cemetery

 

2549    Private

David

MACKAY

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3120    Corporal

Donald Edward

MACKAY

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

5071    Lance Corporal

James

MacKENZIE

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

Rest in peace in Rosemarkie Parish Churchyard

 

Second Lieutenant

Murray Mitchell

MACKENZIE

Died of wounds on the 21st November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

5022     Private

William

MACPHAIL

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2441    Private

Neil M.

MacPHERSON

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

4070     Private

John

MAGEE

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Frankfurt Trench British Cemetery

 

6618    Private

William

McBEAN

Died of wounds on the 18th December 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Auldearn Parish Churchyard

 

3158     Private

William

McBREARTY

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

1901     Lance Corporal

Finlay

McCULLOCH

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3713     Private

Kenneth D.

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4981     Private

Kenneth

McKAY

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2333    Lance Corporal

William

McKENZIE

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

4188    Private

William

McKINNON

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1959    Private

Adam

McLEOD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 55

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1986    Lance Corporal

David

McLEOD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3966    Private

Charles

McMURRAY

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

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

6131     Private

Percy

MELLERS

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3301     Private

William W.

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4726    Private

Charles

MORRISON

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

1683    Lance Corporal

Ivy

MUNRO

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

1904    Private

Kenneth

MUNRO

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

4704    Private

Harry

NORTHROP

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4213    Private

John

PATTERSON

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William James

PHILLIPS

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3049    Sergeant

David Henry

RAW

Died of wounds on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

1431     Sergeant

James

RENNIE

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4690     Private

J. Clifford

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1697     Private

Andrew

ROSS

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

James Andrew

ROSS

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6120    Private

James

SCOBIE

Died of wounds on the 23rd November 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

200832     Private

Joseph

SIMPSON

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4169    Private

Albert

SMALLEY

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

2755    Private

William Alfred

SMEDLEY

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

3802     Private

George

SPENCE

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

6118     Private

James

STAFFORD

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4190     Private

John

STEVENSON

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3707     Private

Walter

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3512     Private

Thomas

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3947     Lance Corporal

Stephen A.

TOWNEND

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2339    Lance Corporal

James

TRAYNOR

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3021     Private

Reginald

TRUELOVE

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3792     Private

Robert

WALLACE

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4917     Private

Charles S.

WEEKS

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2830     Lance Corporal

Edward

WELSH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3348     Private

David

WHYTE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

2431    Lance Corporal

Howard

HUMPHRIES

Unknown unit

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant (Observer)

Charles Eric

MACRAE

70th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.