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Durham Light Infantry

1/5th Battalion

DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY

150th Brigade / 50th (Northumbrian) Division

 

9th September : Albert.

14th September : Bazentin-le-Grand.

15th September : Attack on Martinpuich.

16th-17th September : Attacks on Prue Trench and Starfish Trench.

19th September : Bazentin-le-Grand.

23rd September : Prue Trench and Starfish Trench.

25th September : Clark Trench and Hook Trench.

26th-27th September : Attacks and taking of a part of Flers Line.

28th September : Bazentin-le-Grand.

29th September : Mametz Wood.

1st October : Bazentin-le-Grand.

2nd October : Mametz Wood.

4th October : Albert.

5th October : Baizieux.

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24th October : Bazentin-le-Grand.

28th October : In line in Le Sars sector.

3rd November : Mametz Wood.

6th November : In line in Le Sars sector.

9th November : Martinpuich / Eaucourt area.

11th November : Bazentin-le-Grand.

16th November : Becourt.

 

147 names

2896    Private

Edgar

ADAMSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3588    Private

William

ALLON

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4256    Private

George Robert

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Guy John Hamilton

ASHWIN

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

2343    Private

James Frank

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4618    Private

Robert

ATTON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2948    Private

Benjamin

AYTON

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3584    Private

Fred

BELLAS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4370    Private

Charles Edward

BENNINGTON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4648    Private

Reginald

BESTWICK

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4629    Private

Francis

BIRCH

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

202095    Private

Robert Edmund

BOWES

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4628    Private

James Thomas

BRASSINGTON

Died in service on the 30th November 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4731    Private

Douglas

BREND

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

4586    Private

Henry

BROMFIELD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6073    Private

Herbert

BROOMHEAD

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3070    Lance Corporal

John

BROWN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2406    Lance Corporal

Norman

BROWN

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2481    Corporal

Alfred

CALVERT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2730     Private

William Edward

CARLISLE

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery

 

9446     Private

Thomas William

CARR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3238    Private

Robert Nelson

CARVER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4639    Private

Edward James

CHADWICK

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4624    Private

William Finney

CHADWICK

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1370    Corporal

William

CLARK

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1400    Private

Eli

CLEMINSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3889    Lance Corporal

Anthony

COATES

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

2013    Private

Richard Arthur

COLEBROOK

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

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

8119    Private

Frank

COLLINS

Died of wounds on the 29th November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

4412     Private

John

COWLEY

Killed in action on the 28th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3246    Private

Charles Edmund

CRAGGS

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4017    Private

Joseph

CRAKE

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

4597    Private

Thomas

DEAKIN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2556    Lance Corporal

William James

DOBSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3452    Private

John Joseph

DONLEY

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9334    Private

Sidney

DRAGE

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7938     Private

Richard

ELLIS

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

4638    Private

Albert

EVANS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3330    Private

Percival George

EVIS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3746    Private

John

FAIRBAIRN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3501    Private

William

FEARNS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7099    Private

William

FENNY

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4409    Private

Walter Stokell

FERGUSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3923    Private

Thomas

FEWTRELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2997    Private

Thomas

FLETCHER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bazentin-le-Petit Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4394    Private

William

FLYNN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/4210     Private

Edwin

FORREST

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3978    Private

Sydney

FOWLER

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

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

9346    Private

William

GALLANT

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2964    Private

Edward

GELDART

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

9336     Private

Herbert Christopher

GILBERT

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

1893    Sergeant

Cyril

GOODING

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3301    Private

Harold

GREENFIELD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4290    Private

Alfred

HALL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3229    Private

Alfred

HALL

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9354    Private

Fred

HANCOCK

Killed in action on the 11th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

54368    Private

John Henry

HARBY

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

2102    Corporal

William

HARKESS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4345    Private

Walter Joseph

HART

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4565    Private

Alfred Ernest

HICKMAN

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4384    Private

William

HICKSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6056    Private

Wilfred Ewart

HOLMES

Died of wounds on the 16th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

4224    Private

Arthur Bereman

HORNSBY

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2769    Private

George Spencer

HOWELL

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2963    Private

George Fred

HOWSDEN

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

1615    Lance Corporal

Clarence Henry

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3459    Private

David

JARRETT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3687    Private

Thomas

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2576    Lance Corporal

William

JOHNSON

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

4615    Private

Fred James

JORDAN

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2837    Corporal

Nathan

JUBB

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

2614    Private

John Charles

KAPKE

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4352    Private

George William

KILBORN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4417    Private

Joseph

KILLINGBECK

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1977    Private

Charlie

KING

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4153    Private

Fred Arthur

KIRK

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3479    Private

Walter

LAVERICK

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3942    Private

Harry Vine

LEAFE

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3455    Private

Myles

LEE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4398    Private

Alfred

LORD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3585    Lance Corporal

Mark Percival

LOUGH

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1412    Private

George

MACKENZIE

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2420    Private

Tom

MANNIFIELD

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

2470    Lance Corporal

Peter

McGOVERN

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2230    Private

Robert

McGREGOR

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4328    Private

Edward

McMANUS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2973    Private

James

METCALFE

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

200162    Lance Corporal

John William

MOAN

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4392    Private

John James

MORREN

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

14366    Private

Jim

MORRISON

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

9298    Private

William

MOULE

Killed in action on the 11th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3080    Private

Percy

MUIR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3791    Private

Thomas

MUNROE

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2649    Private

Henry

MUSTARD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9384    Private

Victor James

MUSTART

Died of wounds on the 12th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

9360    Private

Charles Thomas

NEALE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8490     Private

Fred

NEVILLE

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

4407    Private

Albert Henry

PEARSON

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

3375    Private

William Frederick

PLEWS

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4061    Private

Thomas

PORRITT

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

3795    Private

James

PRICE

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

2471    Private

Bertram

RAMSDEN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9369    Private

Robert

ROBERSON

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3914    Private

Arthur

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 28th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Douglas Eric

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

8356    Private

Robert

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2414    Lance Corporal

Fred

ROSE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3939    Private

Thomas

ROSSITER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4425    Private

Robert

ROWELL

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3596    Lance Corporal

Robert Thomas

RUDDOCK

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3275    Lance Corporal

Robert William Newham

RUTTER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9453    Private

Albert Arthur

SHELLEY

Died of wounds on the 12th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

2960    Private

Fred

SHORTHOUSE

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1990    Private

William

SLEETH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2536    Lance Sergeant

Alexander Bayneham

SMITH

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2786    Private

George Herbert

SMITH

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4419    Private

Roert William

STANGER

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4637    Private

Joseph

SUTTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4363    Private

Ernest

SWAIN

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

4408    Private

Edward

SWAINSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4087    Private

Arthur

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

200324    Lance Corporal

Albert Edward

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9399    Private

George

TIMSON

Killed in action on the 11th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3637    Lance Corporal

Edward

TINDALL

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

7857     Private

Thomas William

TORTOISE

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Francis Edward Stevenson

TOWNSEND

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

 

4382    Private

Strawson Christopher

TRAFFORD

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

3173    Private

George William

TURNER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4385    Private

Harry

TYERS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6229    Private

Harold

VART

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3543    Private

Thomas William

VOKES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4651    Private

Bertram

WALKER

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

2569    Private

James Richard

WALKER

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3322    Private

Robert

WALLER

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

6036    Private

Thomas

WATSON

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3179     Private

Walter

WEST

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

4243    Private

Alfred

WESTON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2842    Private

Arthur

WHARTON

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4180    Private

Andrew

WILLIAMSON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Hugh Russell

WILSON, MC

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

2273    Corporal

Reginald Anthony

WINN

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3161    Private

John

WITHINGTON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4375    Private

George

WOOD

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3059    Private

John Francis

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1810    Private

John

WRIGHT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4122     Private

Thomas

YARE

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

3587    Private

Charles Henry

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

Second Lieutenant

Cedric Lloyd Graham

HILL

1/8th Durham Light Infantry

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

Second Lieutenant

Sydney Vernon

PLASKITT

1/9th Durham Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

Second Lieutenant

Arthur Stuart

RITSON

1/6th Durham Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2290     Private

Henry

WILKES

15th Trench Mortar Battery

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery