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South Wales Borderers

5th Battalion

SOUTH WALES BORDERERS

Pioneers of the 19th (Western) Division

 

2nd-17th July : La Boisselle.

20th-21st July : High Wood area.

Late July : Works in Intermediate Line (detached to the 57th Brigade).

10th-16th October : Hebuterne-Sailly area.

Late October : Works in Albert-Aveluy, Thiepval, Mouquet Farm sectors.

November : Grandcourt sector.

 

72 names

16993  Private

Walter Geofrey

ALCOCK

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Mericourt-l'Abbe Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

5/14543  Private

Harry

ANDERSON

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

18080  Private

William Eldred

BAILEY

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

18385  Private

Robert

BEATTIE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5/14741  Private

Henry

BENFIELD

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

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

14480  Private

Thomas John

BOWEN

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19427  Private

Ernest George

BRACKSTONE, served as MILLBANK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17661  Private

Patrick

CASEY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14404  Private

Joseph Williams

CHANDLER

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery

 

18392  Private

Thomas Austin

CHRISTOPHER

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

14301  Private

Thomas

COCKING

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14875  Private

Frank

COLMAN

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14308  Private

Reginald

DAVIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18306  Private

Samuel

DIX

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

18965  Lance Corporal

Richard

DREWETT, MM

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27186  Private

Percy James

EVANS

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5/14294  Private

James

EYNON

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

18001  Lance Corporal

Edward

GARRITY

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14305  Private

Frederick

GREEN

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14164  Private

Charles

GRONOW

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

14602  Corporal

Robert James

HENDRICKSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18088  Private

Ira Arthur

HOLLAND

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

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

19019  Private

David

HUGHES

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Aberduar Welsh Baptist Chapelyard

 

27188  Private

Owen

HUMPHREYS

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

13972  Private

Harry

JENKINS

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

13931  Private

William David

JENKINS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14315  Sergeant

Victor

JOHNSTON

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14610  Private

Richard

JONES

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Carl Moesch

JONES

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

39107  Private

Charles

LACON

Died of wounds on the 18th August 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

5/13882  Private

Michael

LANDERS

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

18313  Private

Edwin

LEWIS

Died of wounds on the 14th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Ystrad Mynach (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

 

14614  Private

William

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14492  Private

David

LLOYD

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

18653  Corporal

Frederick

LONG

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16099  Private

Richard

LONSDALE

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

Lieutenant

Clarence Espeut

LYON HALL, MC

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

39328  Private

Gilbert

MARSH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14118  Private

Thomas Rees

MARSH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14705  Private

Sidney

MAYBERRY

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 43

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

5/14881  Private

John Benjamin

MEEK

Died of wounds on the 29th July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/17919  Private

Samuel Oscar

MITCHELL

Died of wounds on the 28th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

39332  Private

James

MULHEARNE

Died of wounds on the 21st November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

14432  Private

Benjamin Thomas

POWELL

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15447  Private

William Garner

PRICE

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916 - Age 44

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

17990  Private

Alfred

RICHARDS

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

14733  Private

George

ROBERTS

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

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

14187  Private

Vernon Harcourt

SHACKLETON

Died of wounds on the 11th November 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

8440  Corporal

John Henry

STOWELL

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

39447  Private

Trevor James Harman

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

14006  Corporal

Joseph

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18311  Lance Corporal

Alfred

THORPE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bapaume Post Military Cemetery

 

14587  Private

Walter Chiswell

TILTON

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5/18258  Sergeant

Richard Gomer

TUDOR

Died of wounds on the 18th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

14647  Private

Harry

TURNER

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

36302  Lance Corporal

Frank

TWISS

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

39395  Private

John

VINCE

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13881  Private

Samuel

WAINWRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

17527  Lance Corporal

Joseph

WALLACE

Died of wounds on the 10th November 1916

Rest in peace in Risca Old Cemetery

 

17966  Private

William Henry

WARREN

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17989  Private

Frank Howard

WATKINS

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17968  Private

William John

WATKINS

Died of wounds on the 7th August 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

15457  Private

Joseph

WHITE

Died of wounds on the 7th July  1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

18260  Private

David George

WILLIAMS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17981  Private

John

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

14459  Private

John Herbert

WILLIAMS

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

14520  Private

William Daniel

WILLIAMS

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

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

14682  Private

William Henry

WILLIAMS, MM

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14408  Private

Edward

WORKMAN

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

 

 

14165  Private

Alfred Mansel

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial