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Royal Sussex Regiment

1/5th (Cinque Ports) Battalion

ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT

Pioneers of the 48th (South Midland) Division

 

Late June-13th July : Hebuterne sector / Mailly-Maillet sector.

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16th July : Albert area. Works in Ovillers sector.

20th July : Aveluy.

21st-31st July : In Work and in action West of Pozieres.

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20th-28th August : North of Ovillers.

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October : Hebuterne sector.

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November : Le Sars / Eaucourt-l'Abbaye sector.

 

69 names

TF/3303    Private

Henry John

ADAMS

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/1391    Lance Corporal

William Charles

AKEHURST

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

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Geoffrey Hugh

ALINGTON

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/1162    Sergeant

Bernard George

ANDERSON

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Walter George

BAKER

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

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/3665    Private

Samuel Frederick

BATEUP

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

TF/1809    Private

Frederick A.B.

BENHAM

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Lewis

BLUNDEN

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/3484    Private

Alfred George

BOTTING

Killed in action on the 28th June 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

TF/3743    Private

John Henry

BRAZIL

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/2726    Private

Thomas

BRETT

Killed in action on the 29th June 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

TF/3962    Private

Edward Owen

BULL

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

Rest in peace in Great Stukeley (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

 

TF/3576    Private

Dick

COLEMAN

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

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

TF/2773    Private

Harry Chrichton

COWLEY

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Hastings Cemetery

 

TF/1872    Lance Sergeant

John Lusby

DASH

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/2660    Private

James Edward

DRURY

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

TF/3488    Private

Thomas William

FIELD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

TF/1976    Private

Thomas Samuel

FLETCHER

Died of wounds on the 27th June 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

S/2910    Private

Arthur

FORD

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/2859    Private

Ernest

FULLER

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/3490    Private

William F.

FUNNELL

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

TF/2152    Private

Herbert

GARTON

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

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

S/1768    Private

Thomas James

GOODSELL

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

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

TF/1888    Private

Richard John

GRABHAM

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/1524    Private

Edward

GRANTHAM

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

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/528    Company Sergeant Major

William John

HART

Killed in action on the 27th June 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

TF/3071    Private

Albert

HORSECROFT

Died of wounds on the 15th August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Heathfield (All Saints) Churchyard

 

TF/3183    Private

Percy Stanley

HUGGETT

Killed in action on the 29th June 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

TF/3370    Private

Arthur

HYLAND

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

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/6063    Private

Albert Edward

IVES

Died of wounds on the 8th November 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/2809    Private

Alfred James

JARRETT

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/2743    Private

William Ernest

KENT

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

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/3435    Private

Philip

LARKIN

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/1987    Private

Wallace

LEEVES

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

TF/6526    Private

Albert Edward George

LEGGATT

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/2426    Private

Harry William

LESTER

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

TF/1844    Private

Charles

MACKELLOW

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

TF/6070    Private

William Henry

MARCH

Died of wounds on the 11th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

TF/2348    Corporal

Ernest William

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/3566    Private

Horatio Rodney

MARTIN

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

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/6527    Private

George Henry

MILLER

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/2486    Private

Herbert Belton

NEWNHAM

Killed in action on the 27th June 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

TF/3288    Private

Lawrence

O'BEIRNE

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

TF/2973    Private

Alfred

OLIVER

Died of wounds on the 16th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/2848    Private

Richard Frank

PAGE

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

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/3196    Private

Willie Henry

PAGE

Died of wounds on the 17th August 1916 - Age 16

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

TF/1826    Private

Edwin

PARKS

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/2966    Private

Harold Mark

PIPER

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

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/2896    Private

Arthur Frederick

RANSOM

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/6078    Private

Frank

RICKARD

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

TF/3627    Private

Herbert James

RIDDLE

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

TF/1555    Private

John Thomas

RUSSELL

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

TF/3560    Private

Gilbert

SCOTT

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery

 

TF/4052    Private

Robert Joseph

SEDDON

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

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/3647    Private

Frederick Herbert Walter

SHOESMITH

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

TF/3514    Private

George

SLARKS

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/3469    Private

Edward George

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

TF/3651    Private

William

STARNES

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Mesnil Ridge Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

James Anthony

SYMONS

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

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

TF/3246    Private

Leslie Welfare

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/2819    Private

Arthur Ernest

TESTER

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

TF/1674    Lance Corporal

Reginald Charles

TRIMMER

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

TF/4055    Private

Edward Richard

TUCKER

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

TF/2650    Private

Reginald Walter

VIDLER

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

TF/3411    Private

James Edwin

WEST

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

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

TF/2008    Private

Frank Albert

WETTLE

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Mesnil Ridge Cemetery

 

TF/6502    Private

Walter

WHILLOCK

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Arthur Benjamin

WILKINSON

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

TF/1827    Private

Arthur

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

 

TF/3998    Private

Oliver

SAUNDERS

13th Royal Sussex

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

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Road Cemetery Ext.