BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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King's Own Scottish Borderers

6th Battalion

KING'S OWN

SCOTTISH BORDERERS

27th Brigade / 9th (Scottish) Division

 

1st-2nd July : Montauban sector. Carrying parties for the 18th (Eastern) Division.

3rd July : Capture of Bernafay Wood.

9th July : Billon Wood.

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14th-16th July : In reserve. Carrying parties to Longueval.

17th July : Attack Northern part of Longueval.

18th July : Talus Boisé.

19th July : In line West of Longueval.

20th July : Talus Boisé.

22nd July : Mericourt.

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9th October : Mametz Wood.

20th October : In front line in Eaucourt-l'Abbaye. Taking of The Nose and Snag Trench.

21st October : Flers Line.

24th October : Mametz Wood.

25th October : Becourt.

26th October : Franvillers.

 

164 names

6673    Private

Hugh

ADAIR

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20342    Lance Corporal

Claude Hamilton

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12162    Lance Corporal

Ronald

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12400    Private

John

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8740    Lance Corporal

William

BAILLIE

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16765    Corporal

William

BEATON

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6426    Lance Corporal

Robert

BENSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22114    Private

George William

BINNS

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20527    Private

James

BLAIN

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

16752    Corporal

William

BOAG

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22106    Private

William

BOGIE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21634    Private

George

BOOTS

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21634    Private

George

BOOTS

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21652    Lance Corporal

George William

BROWN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22484    Private

Fred

BUCK

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

22679    Private

James

BUGLASS

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Coldingham Priory Churchyard

 

20672    Private

Frank

BURNETT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22666    Private

John

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Edward

CANNING, DCM

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15318    Private

James

CARABINE

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18938    Private

William

CARSE

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5925    Private

Robert

CLARK

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

21235    Lance Corporal

Fred

CLENNELL

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18419    Private

George

COLLISTER

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21637    Private

George

CONWAY

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

8395    Lance Corporal

James Winter

COOK

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

16455    Private

Thomas

COUCH

Died of wounds on the 5th July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

15347    Private

Andrew

CRICHTON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40589    Private

Robert Holmes

CROCKERT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43019    Private

Henry

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16820    Private

James

DEVLIN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17684    Private

James William

DICKSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30395    Lance Corporal

Alfred Henry

DIXON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20524    Corporal

John

DODD

Died of wounds on the 2nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

22651    Lance Corporal

James

DONALDSON

Died of wounds on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

16143    Private

William

DONALDSON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William John

DUNN

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

18080    Private

James

EADON

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10885    Company Sergeant Major

Andrew

EDGAR, MC

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick Arthur John

ELLICOTT

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

13548    Sergeant

William

EMERY, DCM

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

18425    Private

James Alfred

FARR

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

18907    Private

Robert

FINDLAY

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11452    Lance Corporal

Patrick

FINEGAN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22645    Private

Harry

FISH

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12416    Private

Philip

FITZPATRICK

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43017    Private

Robert

FORREST

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

21234    Private

Henry Westgarth

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13001    Private

Robert

FRASER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7045    Private

William

GARDINER

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9443    Private

Robert

GEDDES

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7637    Sergeant

John

GIBBS

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18959    Private

Robert

GILLLEPSIE

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11025    Private

Archibald

GLEN

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40584    Private

John

GODDARD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22180    Private

Thomas

GOODWIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18391    Private

James William

GOUGH

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

15084    Corporal

George

GOULBURN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

John Hamilton Thom

GRAHAM

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21631    Lance Corporal

David

GRUBB

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

13859    Private

James Dobson

HARDING

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8949    Private

Thomas

HARKINS

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12638    Lance Corporal

William

HEDLEY

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

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

12268    Private

William

HODGART

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17444    Private

Fred

HOLLOWAY

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8617    Lance Corporal

James

HORN

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12168    Sergeant

Wilfred

HYDE

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10887    Private

Frank

JARDINE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

40646    Private

Robert Francis

KANE

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43050    Private

Thomas

KEIR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7553    Sergeant

William

KEIR

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11791    Private

James

KIDD

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

40572    Private

Irvine

LANG

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

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

17128    Private

John

LANK

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21232    Private

Arthur

LEONARDS

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5638    Private

Frank

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20287    Private

George

LONGBOTTOM

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

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

Captain

William John

MacCOMBIE

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16922    Private

Richard Thomas

MARSDEN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16786    Sergeant

Alexander

MARSHALL

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

12451    Private

John Brydson

McADAM

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

18370    Corporal

James Horsley

McCARTNEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20870    Private

John

McDERMOTT

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6692    Private

John Mccracken

McEWAN

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

20709    Private

Samuel

McGILL

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

Rest in peace in Mont-Huon Military Cemetery

 

21587    Private

Richard

McGINTY

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18942    Private

Martin

McGRATH

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7011    Private

John

McGREGOR

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20512    Private

James

McINTOSH

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22816    Private

John

McKINNEY

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43004    Private

James

McLAUGHLIN

Killed in action on the 20th October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

43068    Private

Harry Halliday

McMILLAN

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19075    Corporal

Donald

McPHERSON

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

15254    Lance Sergeant

John

MELLOR

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21225    Private

John

MELROSE

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

20234    Private

George William

MIDDLETON

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

21842    Private

John George

MOFFATT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20048    Private

Peter Eadington

MOIR

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

12103    Private

William

MONAGHAN

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick Alexander

MONTGOMERY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7189    Sergeant

Edward

MORRIN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20726    Private

James Frederick

MOWBRAY

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

40582    Private

Thomas

MUNRO

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44019    Corporal

Archibald

MURDOCH

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

40654    Private

John

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

21655    Private

Donald

O'CONNOR

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

9041    Sergeant

James

PARKER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22252    Private

Ernest

PERRY

Died of wounds on the 20th October 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

A.C.

PHILIPS

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Douglas Simpson

PORTEOUS

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

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

12049    Private

John

PRINGLE

Died of wounds on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8358    Lance Sergeant

Allan

PURSGLOVE

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

21947    Private

Archibald

RAMSDEN

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

43016    Private

James

REDMOND

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21744    Private

Charles

RENNIE

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

16188    Lance Corporal

John

RENTON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12777    Private

Neil

ROBERTSON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43012    Private

George

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21167    Private

Leonard

ROSE

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

43099    Private

Hector

ROSS

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16286    Private

Joseph

ROTHWELL

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6085    Private

Thomas

ROWLEY

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20430    Private

Jesse

SAVILLE

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

18413    Private

John

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7455    Private

James

SHERIDAN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11915    Private

Percy Claud

SHORTEN

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Henry Stanley

SOULSBY

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

8845    Sergeant

Robert

SPIERS

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15678    Private

Frederick

SPINDLOE

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11831    Private

Albert Victor

STELLING

Died of wounds on the 17th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

22169    Private

Stanley

STEVENSON

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

17582    Private

Charles

STEWART

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12466    Company Sergeant Major

James Wilkie Leighton

STEWART, DCM

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

19949    Private

Henry

STOTT

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

44025    Lance Corporal

David W.

STRUTHERS

Died of wounds on the 19th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Bazentin-le-Petit Military Cemetery

 

44015    Private

Thomas Newton

SUTHERLAND

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13409    Private

Alfred

TAYLOR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18004    Private

Robert

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21662    Private

George Young

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 4th August 1916

Rest in peace in Norham (St Cuthbert) Churchyard

 

7983    Corporal

William

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

20252    Lance Corporal

Duncan

THOMSON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7582    Private

James

TOLMIE

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12724    Corporal

William

TOWNLEY

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

11695    Private

Emanuel

TROATH

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21666    Private

Joseph

WAINWRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Denby Dale (Skelmanthorpe) Cemetery

 

21166    Private

George Martin

WALKER

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

22161    Private

Harry

WALKER

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

18982    Private

John

WARD

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11854    Private

John Raymond

WATKINS

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7389    Sergeant

Joseph

WEBSTER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16261    Private

Andrew

WELSH

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12821    Private

Thomas

WELSH

Killed in action on the 19th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22642    Private

Andrew

WHITTET

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7517    Private

Thomas

WHITTLE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21577    Private

Harry

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17671    Private

Ivor

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27452    Lance Corporal

Alexander Clark

WILSON

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

6304    Private

William Croal

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 5th November 1916

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

18708    Private

Joseph William

WOOD

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21250    Private

Noble

WOOD

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 43

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

40600    Private

John Ewing

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

William

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

13178    Private

James

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

21585    Private

Joseph

YOUNG

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Whitburn Cemetery

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

40546    Private

Robert

CREIGHTON

10th/11th Highland Light Infantry

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12361    Private

Alexander

SHIELDS

Unknown unit

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

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery