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Dorsetshire Regiment

6th Battalion

DORSETSHIRE REGIMENT

50th Brigade / 17th (Northern) Division

 

1st July : Two companies in reserve in Bonté Redoubt (in front of Fricourt).

2nd July : Meaulte. Carrying parties to Fricourt sector.

6th July : In line North-East of Fricourt.

7th-8th July : Attacks of Strip Trench.

9th July : Attack of Quadrangle Support.

10th July : Meaulte.

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4th August : Pommiers Redoubt.

5th August : Longueval. Digging of Dorset Trench (North-West of Longueval).

9th August : Montauban.

11th August : Albert.

12th August : Dernancourt.

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Mid August-Mid September : Tours in front line in Hebuterne sector.

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27th October : Carnoy area.

29th October : Trônes Wood.

30th October - 10th November : Tours in front line in front of Le Transloy with rest periods in Trônes Wood.

11th November : Fricourt area.

 

91 names

16878    Private

Albert George

ALNER

Killed in action on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

13649    Private

Thomas

APPLETON

Died of wounds on the 11th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

15794    Private

William

BARLOW

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

13584    Private

Walter Edward

BARNETT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8903    Private

Fred

BARRATT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16134    Private

William Henry

BEALE

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

15613    Private

Albert William

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 16

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17127    Private

James

BLANDAMER

Killed in action on the 6th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12830    Private

Henry

BROWN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17706    Private

Albert

BURDEN

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12957    Private

Stephen

BUTLER

Died of wounds on the 31st October 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

10906    Private

Kenneth Donald

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

22387    Private

Thomas Arthur

CHASE

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10228    Private

Arthur John

CLARK

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Walter Stanley Arnold

CLARKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11261    Private

Richard

CLIFTON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11560    Lance Corporal

Henry Alfred

COLE

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3/8108    Private

Frederick William

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13496    Private

John Thomas

CONNELLY

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22146    Private

William Samuel

COOKE

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8051    Private

George

COPE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22370    Lance Corporal

Albert Edward

CROSS

Died of wounds on the 2nd November 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Donald

D'ALBERTANSON, MC

Detached from East Surrey Regiment

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

Lieutenant

Gerald Louis

DAVIDSON, MC

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12179    Private

Henry Alfred

DENNEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16052    Private

Percy Harold

DOWN

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9983    Private

William

DRAKE

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Hugh Joseph

FLEMING

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

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

11198    Lance Corporal

Walter Ernest

FRYER

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

10587    Private

Sidney Ernest

GAWLER

Died of wounds on the 9th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

22144    Private

Herbert John

GIBBINGS

Died of wounds on the 4th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

13072    Private

Sidney Thomas

GIBBS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

11823    Private

William George

GIDDINGS

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

10971    Lance Corporal

Peter

GOLDING

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Cecil Clarence

GOODALL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

11732    Private

Henry James

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11323    Lance Sergeant

Charles Henry Enas

GRAY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17209    Lance Corporal

Walter James

HAMMOND

Died of wounds on the 13th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

11353    Lance Corporal

Bernard Harry Keen

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11339    Private

Francis George

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Sailly-au-Bois Military Cemetery

 

16860    Private

Frank Arthur

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13534    Private

Joe

HEPWORTH

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Major

Denzil

HUGHES-ONSLOW

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 52

Rest in peace in Meaulte Military Cemetery

 

22357    Private

Robert

JAMES

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13130    Corporal

Joseph

JONES

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Fricourt British Cemetery

 

14852    Private

Albert

JOYCE

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Poole Cemetery

 

12461    Corporal

Robert Lambirth

KING

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal  Cemetery

 

14490    Private

Harry Reader

LAMBERT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12795    Private

John

LAWRENCE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

12733    Private

Arthur Jack

LIGHT

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Edwin

LINDOW

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

15068    Private

John

MACEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13511    Private

Horace Augustus

MARPOLE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11405    Private

Frederick

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11024    Private

Sidney Charles

MARSHALLSAY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13168    Private

Harry

MATTHEWS

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

14571    Lance Corporal

George

McINTOSH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7242    Private

William Charles

MERRITT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11846    Corporal

Fredrick William

MILNER

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

22157    Private

Roderick Cose

MITCHELMORE

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Kenneth Hartley

MOORE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

13230    Private

Albert William

NESPOLA

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14471    Private

Frank

NEWMAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14573    Sergeant

William

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15389    Private

Fred

PALMER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11440    Private

Frederick John

PAYNE

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7386    Sergeant

William Henry

PEDRICK

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11045    Private

Horace Fred

PIKE

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Gezaincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

12042    Private

John Frederick

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12464    Private

William John

SALISBURY

Died of wounds on the 9th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

12156    Lance Corporal

James

SALT

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Meaulte Military Cemetery

 

11471    Private

Frederick Charles

SAUNDERS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10595    Private

John Walter

SCRIVEN

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14356    Private

Francis William

SHERIDAN

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17115    Private

Tom

SHERRED

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17277    Private

Harold Sherlock

SHETTLER

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

10256    Private

Alfred

SIMMONS

Died of wounds on the 12th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

14623    Private

Arthur James

SPENCER

Died of wounds on the 10th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

11174    Private

Arthur

SPRACKLING

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11929    Lance Sergeant

Alfred

SPRIGG

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

13080    Private

William

STANTON

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

11473    Private

William Charles

STEVENS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/5807    Private

Henry James

SUTTON

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12844    Private

Albert John

SYMES

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15854    Lance Corporal

Reginald George

SYMES

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

12154    Private

George William Harold

WALDRON

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

11485    Private

Ernest

WESTALL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11844    Private

Frank Foster

WESTON

Died of wounds on the 31st October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

10806    Private

Ernest John

WHITE

Killed in action on the 6th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12175    Private

Thomas James

WONTNER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

6853    Private

Joseph

WOOD

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

11516    Private

John

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

16480    Private

Ernest

ADAMS

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

7392    Private

Sidney John

BATCHELOR

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

15178    Corporal

Frank

BRAY

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

13180    Private

Samuel Stephen

CLARKE

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

16871    Lance Corporal

Felix Herbert

DAVIS

1st Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

17211    Private

Fred

DAWE

1st Wiltshire

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

16920    Private

Wilfred William

DURDEN

9th Devonshire

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

10142    Private

Percy Haskett

EASLEY

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

23569    Private

Thomas

EVANS

56th Trench Mortar Battery

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

17121    Private

John Mainwaring

FURNIVALL

1st Wiltshire or 1st DCLI

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

12047    Corporal

Alfred

HARRIS

1st Wiltshire or 1st DCLI

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

16373    Private

Sidney Percy

HORDLE

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

15483    Private

Alfred George

JEANS

9th Devonshire

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

8045    Private

Walter

KITCHER

9th Devonshire

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

15205    Private

Albert Sidney

LANE

2nd Wiltshire

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

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

16855    Private

Arthur Henry Thomas

NORTHOVER

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

14860    Private

John

PRESTON

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

15665    Lance Corporal

William Broad

REAL

9th Devonshire

Died of wounds on the 13th September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

16921    Private

Harold Frederick Charles

SYMONDS

1st Wiltshire

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

17135    Private

Daniel

WELLSTEAD

1st Wiltshire or 1st DCLI

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

17049   Private

Walter Henry

WHITE

1st Wiltshire or 1st DCLI

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

17460   Private

James

WILCOX

1st Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13208    Private

Albert Edward

YOUNG

9th Devonshire

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial