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5th Battalion

OXFORDSHIRE AND

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE

LIGHT INFANTRY

42nd Brigade / 14th (Light) Division

 

12th August : Fricourt.

19th August : Montauban.

24th August : Attack in Delville Wood and along Flers road.

26th August : Fricourt.

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13th September : Fricourt.

14th September : Montauban.

15th September : Attack towards Gueudecourt.

16th September : Attack on Gueudecourt (attached to 43rd Brigade).

17th September : Fricourt.

 

109 names

16502    Private

Frederick William

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22163    Private

Charles James

ANDERTON

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

15954    Private

Samuel

ASTLEY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8014    Private

George

AVIS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17391    Private

Charles John

BAKER

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11072    Private

Walter

BAKER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10241    Sergeant

William Henry

BASS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21735    Private

Gilbert

BATES

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16735    Corporal

Edward

BENWELL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23861    Private

Joseph

BODDINGTON

Died of wounds on the 28th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

19026    Sergeant

George Thomas

BOWERMAN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Gordon

BRADLEY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10885    Corporal

John

BRIND

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17596    Corporal

Percy Charles

BUFFIN

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

10760    Lance Corporal

Richard

CARL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10620    Lance Corporal

James

CATCLIFFE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

21790    Private

Edgar Percival

CATER

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

11192    Private

Thomas

CHAMBERS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17972     Private

Frederick

CHARLES

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12889    Private

Albert

CLARK

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32688    Private

Terence Michael Phillip

COFFEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

10406    Lance Corporal

Norman Frank Ewart

COLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22323     Private

Charles Thomas

COLIN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

18204    Private

James

COLTMAN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

10220     Sergeant

Harry

COX

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32690    Private

Henry

CROSS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

22150     Private

Frederick

CRUTCH

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18040    Private

Charles Frederick

DAUNCEY

Died of wounds on the 26th August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

10280     Private

Jack

DEWE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32692    Private

Clifford John

DICKENS

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

22431    Private

Fred

DORE

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Ramsden (St James) Churchyard

 

23822    Private

Frank

DOWN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17071    Private

John Thomas

DUDLEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23876     Private

Albert Alma

DUNK

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17239     Private

William

EXELEY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

24420    Private

Thomas

FINCH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19430    Private

Joseph George

FRADGLEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16575     Lance Corporal

Henry

FREEMAN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17630     Private

John Charles William

GIBBONS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18616     Private

Albert

GLENISTER

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10889    Company Sergeant Major

Frederick

GODFREY, MM

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17790    Private

Walter

GODWIN

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Greenwich Cemetery

 

16386     Corporal

Walter John

GOUGH

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17858     Private

Arthur Edward

HARLING

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

9664     Company Sergeant Major

Harry

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10100     Private

William George

HATHAWAY

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23843    Private

Thomas

HIGGINS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17943     Private

Frank

HITCHMAN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

17183    Private

Frederick Henry

HOLT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

16176    Private

Frederick James

JACOBS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19421    Private

Walter

JAMES

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 46

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17465    Private

George

JORDON

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18695    Private

Walter Charles

KEARN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11311    Private

Benjamin Walter

KEATLEY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32606    Private

Richard

KETT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19434    Lance Corporal

Wilfred Henry

KIGHTLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17495    Lance Corporal

Sidney

KIRTLAND

Died of wounds on the 4th October 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

10876    Lance Corporal

Henry

KNIPE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22585    Private

Alfred

LAW

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery

 

23875    Private

George William

LEONARD

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14942    Lance Corporal

George Edward

LINGER

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10750    Private

William Arthur

LISSAMER

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

Rest in peace in Cerisy-Gailly Military Cemetery

 

17844    Private

Herbert Walter

LOCKWOOD

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8607    Private

Ernest

LOWE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19711    Private

Jack

MASKELL

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32638     Private

Frederick Thomas

MATTHAMS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21395     Private

Fred

MATTHEWS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

11875    Lance Corporal

Horace

MAYES

Died of wounds on the 6th December 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Rugby (Clifton Road) Cemetery

 

10834    Private

William Gordon

MELVILLE

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in King's Norton (St Nicholas) Churchyard

 

19334    Private

Joseph

MOORE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17582    Private

Sidney Joseph

NIXEY

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

8907    Sergeant

Henry

O'GRADY, MM

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

12189    Private

Walter James

PEAKE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

10088    Lance Corporal

Percy Edward

PERKINS

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

24496     Private

Frederick James

POWELL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10799    Private

Arthur James

RAINBOW

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32524     Private

Bertie

REEVE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17725    Private

Albert

ROGERS

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

18487    Private

Frederick Victor

ROGERS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10903    Sergeant

Stanley George

SABIN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

19123     Private

Charles James

SAUNDERS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22832    Private

Solly

SCHNEIDER

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

20784     Lance Corporal

William

SEARY

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23823    Sergeant

James

SHAW

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8862    Sergeant

Harry John

SHRIMPTON

Died of wounds on the 30th August 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

18886    Corporal

Harold Searle

SKUES

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7753    Private

Alfred George

SMITH

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

10548    Private

Alfred James

SMITH

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19652     Private

Frederick James

SMITH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32617     Private

Gerald

SMITH

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19512    Private

Albert Edward

STEWART

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10669    Corporal

Arthur

STURMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10669    Corporal

Arthur

STURMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13146    Company Sergeant Major

Clement

SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Norman Hale

TALBOT

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23880    Private

William Charles

TASKER

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11013     Private

Charles

TEAKLE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11390    Private

Thomas

TIDMAN

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32650     Private

John

TITTLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32506     Private

Walter James

TRIPLOW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10913    Sergeant

William John

TUBB

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

17851    Private

Frederick

TURNER

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

11236    Corporal

Reginald

TWORT

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Etaples MIlitary Cemetery

 

9945    Private

Albert

WASHBROOK

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

32655     Private

Joseph

WESSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Henry

WESTON-WEBB

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12737    Private

John

WHITLOCK

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23850    Private

William

WILDE

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

14678    Private

Solomon

ZIMMERMANN

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

22135     Private

James Lawrence

VARNEY

16th Manchester

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2