BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Leicestershire Regiment

1/5th Battalion

LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

138th Brigade / 46th (North Midland) Division

 

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

2nd-3rd July : In front line in Foncquevillers sector.

 

19 names

3355    Private

Jack

ALSOP

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Le Treport Military Cemetery

 

3514    Private

Frank

BLAKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

3300    Private

John

BULLOCK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

4004    Private

John Albert

BURROWS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Kingsley

CALLARD

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2404    Private

Joe

GREASLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4108    Private

John William

HOLLICK

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

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

1385    Company Sergeant Major

Frank

JOHNSON

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

3486    Private

John James Bernard

KIDGER

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2652    Private

Thomas

NICHOLS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4367    Private

John Arthur

O'NEILL

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Le Treport Military Cemetery

 

2970    Private

Alfred James

PRICE

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Le Treport Military Cemetery

 

4507    Private

John

RANDALL

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

3376    Lance Corporal

Stanley John

SMITH

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

4538    Private

Henry John

STUBBS

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

1387    Private

Lance

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4337    Private

John Willie

THORPE

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

4138    Private

Charlie

TILLEY

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

 

 

4017    Private

Arthur Ernest

WESSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial