BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Gloucestershire Regiment

1/5th Battalion

GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

145th Brigade / 48th (South Midland) Division

 

1st July : Mailly-Maillet.

3rd July : Couin.

4th-16th July : Tours in line in Hebuterne sector.

16th July : Couin.

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17th July : Bouzincourt.

19th July : In front line North-East of Ovillers.

21st-23rd July : In action near Pozieres.

24th July : Tara Valley.

25th July : In front line in Ovillers sector.

26th July : Leavillers.

28th July : Beauval.

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10th August : Varennes.

11th August : Bouzincourt.

13th August : Near Albert.

16th August : Attack of Skyline Trench.

18th August : In support of the 4th Royal Berkshire attacking North of Ovillers.

19th August : In front line in Skyline and Ration Trenches.

23rd August : Donnet Post.

25th August : In front line North of Ovillers.

28th August : Near Bouzincourt.

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Early September : Auchonvillers sector.

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October : Tours in line in front of Hebuterne sector.

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1st November : Contalmaison area.

2nd November : In front line in Le Sars sector.

5th November : Martinpuich.

6th November : Contalmaison area.

10th November : North of Fricourt.

14th November : In front line in Le Sars sector.

16th November : Martinpuich.

18th November : In front line in Le Sars sector.

 

164 names

2900    Private

Francis Charles

ALDER

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

Rest in peace in Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery

 

4922    Private

Sidney Thomas

ALESBURY

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4018    Private

Albert Ernest

ALLAWAY

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3084    Private

Ernest John

AMERY

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241307    Private

Charles Norman

ANDREWS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur Lancelot

APPERLY

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241481    Private

Herbert William

AUSTIN

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240393    Private

Arthur

BALDWIN

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240686    Private

Archibald

BALLINGER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3411    Lance Corporal

Richard Ewart

BARTLETT

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4400    Private

Sydney James

BARTLETT

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2476    Private

Harry

BAYLEY

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4620    Private

Thomas George

BAYTON

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4895    Private

Basil Robert

BEDFORD

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

240367    Private

William

BELCHER

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

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

240589    Private

William George

BIRCHER

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

3399    Private

Charles Henry

BIRD

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1897     Private

Andrew James

BLACK

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3136    Private

Fred

BLAKE

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4980    Private

William

BLAKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241729    Private

Edward

BOWERS

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4813    Private

Albert Allen

BOWKETT

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

1945    Private

Charles William Edward

BOWNS

Died of wounds on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4594    Private

Albert Charles Henry

BRAZENER

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2435     Private

Thomas

BRICKNELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Charles

BRIEN

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

240781     Private

Ernest Oliver

BROOKS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241319    Private

Thomas

BROWN

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240849    Corporal

John Robinson

BURDEN

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3557    Lance Corporal

Alfred George

BUTLER

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241264    Private

Gilbert William

CARTER

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241169     Private

William Ernest Frank

CARTER

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

2473    Private

Sidney Albert

CAUSON

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2629    Lance Corporal

Arthur Estwick

CHALLENGER

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

241324     Private

William

CHAPPELL

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240910     Lance Corporal

Frederick Henry

CHESS

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240491     Private

Horace Spencer

CLARK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4508    Private

Frederick Ward

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4944    Lance Corporal

Albert E.

CLATWORTHY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2340    Sergeant

Henry

COOK

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240020     Sergeant

Percy Talbot

COOKLEY

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

240178     Lance Sergeant

Frederick Alfred

COOLE

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20286    Private

Harry

COX

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2219    Private

Alfred Edgar

CREECH

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241310    Private

Albert Ernest

DAVIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2503    Private

Albert

DONE

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4146    Private

Harry

DOWDEN

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4797    Private

William Norman

DOWNES

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241731    Private

Frank

DUKE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Dudley Garton

DURRANT

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5355    Private

Arthur William

EAGLES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2528     Lance Corporal

Alfred William George

ENOCH, MM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Joseph

FARRIMOND

Detached from The Northamptonshire Regiment

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

20291    Private

William Charles

FARTHING

Died of wounds on the 3rd November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

1998     Private

George F.

FEAR

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241853    Private

James

FINCH

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240421     Private

Harry

FLETCHER

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

William

FREAM

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241557    Private

George Ernest

GABB

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1741     Private

Edgar Robert

GARDNER

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241677    Private

James

GARDNER

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2535    Sergeant

Edward

GARNER

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4985    Private

Henry

GARNETT

Died of wounds on the 28th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

240512    Private

Cyril William

GIDDINGS

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2462    Private

Cyril Thomas

GOUGH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240601    Corporal

Thomas Wood

GOUGH

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2310    Private

James

GRIFFITHS

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4101    Private

Arthur G.

HARRIS

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

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1139    Sergeant

Charles Frederick

HARRIS, MM

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241    Private

Edward

HARVEY

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4229     Private

George

HARVEY

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

2781    Private

Gilbert

HAYDON

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2760     Corporal

Rowland

HILL

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

241822    Private

Arthur Henry

HOLLINGS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4419    Private

Arthur

HOLLOWAY

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5054    Private

William Frank

HOLLOWAY

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241775    Private

William

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241617    Private

Owen

HUNT

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2064    Private

Arthur

IDDLES

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5089    Private

Albert Ernest

ILSLEY

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

3113     Private

John Thomas

JAMES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2174     Private

Alfred Ernest

JELFS

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

241036     Private

Edward Charles

JENKINS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2588    Lance Corporal

James Gilbert

JOHNSON

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

240381    Private

Edmund Lewis

KEEN

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

241453    Private

Ernest John

KING

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

5297    Private

William George

KING

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

241823    Private

Percy

KITCHER

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Raymond Edward

KNIGHT, DCM

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Bapaume Post Military Cemetery

 

5052    Private

William

KNIGHT

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240252     Private

Henry Arthur

LANE

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

249817    Private

Thomas John

LANE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2694     Corporal

Melville Edward Lionel

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240173     Lance Corporal

Thomas Henry Raymond

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4453     Private

Reuben Edward

LLOYD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4812     Private

Frank

LOCKE

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

4540     Private

George

LOVERIDGE

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Bernard

LYCETT

Detached from The Northamptonshire Regiment

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

5127    Private

Jesse

MANN

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

4398    Private

Walter

MARSH

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4898    Private

George

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

240620     Private

George Lister

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4490     Private

Arthur George

MASLIN

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2735     Sergeant

Sydney

MILLARD

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1831    Lance Corporal

William Frank

MILLER

Died of wounds on the 23rd November 1916

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

2856     Private

Ernest

MILLS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

20705     Private

Ernest

MILTON

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Lionel Watson

MOORE

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5126     Private

Edward Mark

MOORES

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24122     Private

Percy

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4853    Private

Otto

MURRELL

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Morlancourt British Cemetery n1

 

240654     Private

Frederick George

NEALE

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241120     Corporal

Charles

O'NEILL

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241808    Private

Samuel

ODELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4794     Private

George

PADFIELD

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20706     Private

Maurice Edward James

PAINES

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240740     Private

Leonard

PALK

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2266     Private

Samuel Arthur

PALMER

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241746    Private

Walter

PARDY

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

4406     Private

Thomas

PARROTT

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241383     Private

Hubert

PIKE

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3608     Private

Frank

POWIS

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241769     Private

Peter James

PRATT

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4395     Private

Samuel

PREADY

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240322     Corporal

Henry Charles

PRICE

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Cyril Vincent Noel

PUCKRIDGE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3285    Private

Alfred

PUTLEY

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

240528     Private

William

RAWSON

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240828     Private

Stuart Fisher

REED

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2562     Corporal

George Hume

RICKETTS, MM

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4956    Private

Edwin

RICKMAN

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2563    Private

Albert Edward

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916 - Ag 22

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

2460    Private

Sidney Arthur

ROE

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

240880    Private

Frank Harold

RUDMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1781    Private

Robert Cecil

SAYER

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

20269    Private

Lewis

SEWARD

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240470    Private

Arthur William

SIMS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2500     Private

Charles Frederick

SMITH

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

1574    Private

George Henry

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 17th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3324     Private

Sidney

SMITH

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240231     Private

William

STEELE

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4270     Private

Charles

STEPHENSON

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2772     Lance Corporal

Henry Charles

STEVENS

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2569     Corporal

Daniel William

SULLIVAN

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2567    Private

Harold George

SUMMERS

Died of wounds as POW on the 27th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Lebucquiere Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2715     Lance Corporal

Sydney

SYSUM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2719    Private

Arthur L.

TILLEY

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4235    Private

Henry Isaac

TRANTER

Died of wounds on the 28th August 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

2425     Lance Corporal

Alan John

TRINDER, MM

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5374    Private

James Tom

TUCK

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

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

240177    Private

George

TURNER

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2633    Private

Hubert

TURNER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20717    Private

Richard William

TURNER

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

241405    Private

William Arthur

URSELL

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2451     Private

Jonah

WAKEMAN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

240676     Lance Corporal

William White

WELLS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1513    Private

Richard

WHILEY

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

4834    Private

Frank

WILLIAMS

Died of wounds on the 17th August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

5050    Private

Edward

WILLSTEED

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241021    Private

Stanley George

WILSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Cyril William

WINTERBOTHAM

Killed in action on the 27th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241772    Private

Walter

WORSDELL

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4892    Private

Thomas

WRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

 

463     Sergeant

Herbert Frank William

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

4851     Private

William Thomas

COSSENS

8th Devonshire

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

241692 Private

Frederick

ORGAN

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial