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Northamptonshire Regiment

5th Battalion

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT

Pioneers of the 12th (Eastern) Division

 

Early July : Works in Aveluy /Bouzincourt sector.

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22nd-24th July : Works in front of Pozieres.

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5th-16th August : Works in Ovillers sector.

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October : Works in Flers/Gueudecourt sector.

 

53 names

17496    Private

Albert James

ABBOTT

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

Rest in peace in Burton Matimer Cemetery

 

12605    Private

William

ALLEN

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

12245    Private

Thomas Alexander

ANDREWS

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

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

18165    Private

George Edward

ARNOLD

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

16239    Lance Corporal

Charles

BAILEY

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

12586    Private

John

BRAY

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12499    Private

Frederick William

BREWER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

16054    Private

Wilfred George

BRIGGS

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

18903    Private

Richard Foster

BRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

9918    Private

William Frederick

BURGESS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17923    Private

Frederick Stephen

BUTLER

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Charles Ashforth

CARTLEDGE

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

9787    Private

William

CHAPMAN

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Kenneth James

CHISHOLM

Died of wounds on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

17370    Private

James

CLOWES

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

12693    Private

Justin

COLEMAN

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20880    Private

Walter

COOKE

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16691    Private

Albert Edward

COWLARD

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

13796    Private

William

CROSS

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12064    Private

Arthur

DEVANEY

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12340   Private

Harold Victor

EVA

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

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

10063    Private

Herbert

EYLES

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

15481    Private

John Moreham

HILL

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

20722    Lance Corporal

William Stanley

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

15118   Private

George

HOWLETT

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Scaldwell (SS Peter and Paul) Churchyard

 

Second Lieutenant

James Whitaker

HUNTER

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

16274   Private

George William

JAKINS

Died in service on the 13th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

18347    Private

Walter Ernest

LAWMAN

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

17709    Lance Corporal

Walter

LINES

Died of wounds on the 13th October 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

17709    Lance Corporal

Frederick Herbert

LYNE

Died of wounds on the 5th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

12165    Private

George

LYONS

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

12566    Private

Alexander

McMURRAY

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

Rest in peace in Bapaume Post Cemetery

 

8137    Lance Corporal

Frank

MOORE

Died of wounds on the 8th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

18851    Lance Corporal

George Ernest

NICHOLLS

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

18951    Private

Frederick

PATRICK

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Bapaume Post Military Cemetery

 

13789    Private

Thomas James

PEARCEY

Died of wounds on the 13th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

10100    Private

William Henry

PEARMAN

Died of wounds on the 20th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12589    Sergeant

Arthur Cedric

PLANT

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

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

16271    Private

Harry

ROBINSON

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick Dowson

SHIELD

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

16464    Corporal

Clifford John

SORFLEET

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

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

3/10595    Corporal

Richard John Mordlin

SPENCELEY

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

12174    Private

William Henry

SPICER

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

1810    Private

Arthur

SPRIGGS

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

12575    Private

John

SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916  - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20839    Private

Henry

TEW

Died of wounds on the 9th August 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

12250    Private

Harry

TONKIN

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13270    Private

Alfred

TUCK

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

10115    Sergeant

Ernest William

WALKER

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18701    Private

Henry Charles

WALKER

Died in service on the 8th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

4904    Company Sergeant Major

Francis George

WARREN

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

8486    Sergeant

Walter

WATFORD, MM

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

 

 

10039    Private

Edward Arthur

WATKIN

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

Second Lieutenant

William James

GARDNER

1st West Yorkshire

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

25355    Private

Harold

PARKER

9th Essex

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

9723    Private

Arthur Frank

PRIOR

3rd Machine Gun Coy

Died of wounds on the 24th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

25418    Private

Albert Edward

WEST

9th Essex

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery