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Cheshire Regiment

1/5th (Earl of Chester's) Battalion

CHESHIRE REGIMENT

Pioneers of the 56th (London) Division

 

1st July : Attack of the Gommecourt salient.

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6th September : Fricourt area.

7th September : Contour Wood.

8th September : Leuze Wood.

14th September : Favier Wood.

19th September : Bouleaux Wood.

27th September : Meaulte area.

30th September : Montauban area.

Early October : Combles sector.

10th October : Meaulte area.

 

122 names

1343    Lance Corporal

Charles

ACKERLEY

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1891    Private

Sydney

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4331    Private

John William

ARMITAGE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4138    Private

Harry

ARMSTRONG

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Chester General Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

George Stuart

ARTHUR

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

1981    Private

Samuel

ASHTON

Died of wounds on the 11th December 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Cheadleand Gatley Cemetery

 

3705    Private

Walter

ASTBURY

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3754    Private

John

ATHERTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3421    Private

John

ATKIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Philip Burnet

BASS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4952    Private

Stanley

BATES

Died in service on the 9th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

3502    Private

Hugh

BEATTY

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4238    Private

William

BELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2972    Private

Charles Henry

BENNETT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4045    Private

William

BIRTWISTLE

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2822    Private

Charles

BLACKBURN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1906    Private

Samuel

BLACKBURN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3818    Private

John

BLACKHURST

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1408    Private

William Herbert

BLOUNT

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

1244    Sergeant

Edwin

BOARDMAN

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

240329    Private

John William

BOARDMAN

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

Rest in peace in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

 

1988    Private

John William

BOULGER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3519    Private

Albert

BRADSHAW

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

15751    Private

George

BRADSHAW

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2430    Private

Norman Randolph

BROADRIBB, served as PERRY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1736    Private

Vivian

BROCKLEHURST

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3611    Private

Robert

BUCHANAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4129    Private

Frank

BUXTON

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3900    Private

William

CARTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1628    Private

Albert

CASH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2243    Private

Frederick Alfred

CHEEK

Died of wounds on the 13th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

1779    Private

Arthur

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

3123    Private

Arthur Edwin

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

1527    Private

John

CLIFFORD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1752    Private

Edward

COMAR

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers British Cemetery

 

2357    Private

Frank Cyril

CROOKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2104    Private

Harry Horace

CROWTHER

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

2851    Private

Harry

DAVENPORT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3757    Private

David Alexander

DAVIES

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Frank Arnold

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

1524    Private

John William

DEAKIN

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

3260    Private

Hubert Leslie

DUTTON

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

3732    Private

Neville

DUTTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

1413    Private

George

EDGE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15524    Private

Thomas Edward

FISHBOURNE

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1460    Lance Corporal

Robert

FLETCHER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1746    Private

Arthur

FORSTER

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

15653    Private

Joseph William

FORSTER

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15623    Private

George

FULLER

Killed in action on the 7th September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

3679    Private

Harry

GAYTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3012    Private

Fred

GIBSON

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

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

1439    Private

James

GOFF

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

2728    Private

Thomas

GOULDING

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

3885    Private

Philip Shenton

HACKNEY

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

3995    Private

George

HAMMAN

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

15677    Corporal

Alfred

HAYWOOD

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

3568    Private

Harry

HEARN

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

1574    Private

Albert Joseph

HEATH

Died of wounds on the 13th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

4026    Private

Thomas

HINKS

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

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

4357    Private

Herbert

HOOLE

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

15635    Private

Thomas

HOWARD

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

244158    Private

Ralph

HOWELLS

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3192    Private

George Frederick

JONES

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

2351    Private

John

JONES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

15616    Private

Thomas

JONES

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

2096    Private

William Kirkley

JONES

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

1979    Private

John Aubrey

KENDALL

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

2050    Lance Corporal

William

KINSEY

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

1820    Corporal

Jack

LARGE

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

2503    Private

George

LAWSON

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

4487    Private

George Percy

LEAR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4056    Private

Charles

LEE

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4140    Private

John

LITTLE

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3659    Private

Leonard

LOWE

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

1260    Lance Corporal

Frank

MANTON, MM

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

1510    Private

John

MARTIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4147    Private

William

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1564    Private

Leo

MATTIMORE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1595    Private

Joseph

MINCHALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

3742    Private

Joseph

MOORES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15566    Private

Harry

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

15644    Private

Joseph Scott

MOUNSEY

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

2736    Private

John

MUGAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2305    Lance Sergeant

Harry

NAYLOR

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

1686    Sergeant

Arthur Edward

OLDHAM

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

3345    Private

Joseph Edward

ORME

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

15591    Private

John Henry

PARKER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1651    Private

William

PARKER

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

Rest in peace in Le Treport Military Cemetery

 

2752    Private

William Charles

PATE

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

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

2297    Sergeant

Philip Hugh

PEIRCE

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

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

3723    Private

George

PERCIVAL

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

2506    Private

Clarence

PHILLIPS

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3591    Private

William

POOLE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

15551    Private

George Thomas

POWELL

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

4153    Private

James William

POWELL

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

1434    Sergeant

Albert Edward

PYE

Killed in action on the 27th June 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

1920    Private

William

RACKSTRAW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3795    Private

William Albert

REES

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

2553    Private

Harry

SHAW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4102    Private

Thomas

SHAW

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

3072    Private

William

SHAW

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Porte-de-Paris Cemetery

 

3368    Private

James

SHIRT

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Le Treport Military Cemetery

 

3161    Private

William

SILVER

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

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Wilbraham Fremantle

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 28th September 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

1728    Drummer

Herbert

SUTCLIFFE

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

1647    Company Sergeant Major

Frederick

SWEENEY

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

3576    Private

Samuel

TAPLEY

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

2376    Corporal

Harry

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1657    Private

Frank

TURNER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3320    Private

John William

WAKEFIELD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1396    Private

Frank

WALKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2400    Private

Frank

WALKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4218    Private

Willie Isaac

WATKINSON

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery

 

4/1786    Corporal

Ernest

WHARTON

Killed in action on the 27th June 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

2667    Private

Frank

WHITE

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

3015    Private

Herbert

WHITNEY

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

1720    Private

William James

WILCOX

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers British Cemetery

 

1436    Sergeant

John Thomas

WILKINSON

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

Commemorated in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

4280    Private

Arthur John

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3984    Private

George

WILSON

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15545    Sergeant

William George

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

 

 

1062    Private

Joseph

YARWOOD

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

4094    Private

Daniel

BROWN

11th Cheshire

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

Second Lieutenant

Robert Cecil

MORRISON

1/6th Cheshire

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

Lieutenant

Frank Gordon

STOTT

14th Trench Mortar Battery

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.