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North Staffordshire Regiment

1/6th Battalion

Prince of Wales's

(NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT)

137th Brigade / 46th (North Midland) Division

 

1st July : Attack of the Gommecourt salient.

 

178 names

241136    Private

Oliver

ADAMS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240518    Private

Albert Henry

ALCOCK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240214    Private

Frederick

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241408    Private

Charles

ALLISS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2606    Private

C.

ANTHONY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2840    Private

Arthur

ATKIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1932    Private

Thomas

BAGNALL

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Castle Church (St Mary) Churchyard

 

240736    Private

George Thomas

BALLINGER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241330    Private

Arthur

BANNISTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4039    Private

James

BARKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

210567    Private

Joseph

BARRATT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1966    Private

George Reginald

BATTEN

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241407    Private

Horace Henry

BAXTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240400    Private

Ernest William

BEARDMORE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240622    Lance Corporal

Thomas

BEEVERS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3123    Private

Arthur William

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240242    Lance Corporal

George Frederick

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1893    Corporal

Charles

BENTLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240825    Private

George

BEVINGTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241461    Private

Francis

BIRCH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240627    Corporal

Herbert Leslie

BIRCH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4425    Private

Harry

BLADON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1430    Private

Isaac

BLOOR

Died of wounds as POW on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Bailleul Road East Cemetery

 

240348    Private

Charles

BOND

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant Colonel

Charles Edmund

BOOTE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

2431    Private

Sidney

BOULD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241137    Private

William

BRENTNALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241056    Private

John William

BRIGHTMAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240417    Private

John

BUCKEL

Died of wounds as POW on the 4th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Cologne Southern Cemetery

 

241317    Private

Frank

BULLOCK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240229    Private

John

BUTLER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241448    Private

John

CARR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240816    Private

Thomas

CARVELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241009    Private

John

CHAMPION

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240476    Sergeant

John Henry

CHARLESWORTH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240489    Sergeant

Frederick John

CHESTERFIELD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240333    Private

Albert

CHILD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241391    Private

John Thomas

COOPER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240655    Private

John

CROWSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240168    Private

George Henry

CRUTCHLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240119    Private

John William

CURTIS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241092    Private

Arthur

DEAVES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240978    Private

George William

DUNN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4196    Private

John Edward

DYCHE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241339    Private

Richard William

DYCHE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2799    Sergeant

Harry Samuel

DYER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241446    Private

Percy

EAGLE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3939    Private

Joseph Henry

ELSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Albury

EVERSHED

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1550    Lance Corporal

Harry

FAULKNER

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

2947    Sergeant

Frederick George

FISHER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240918    Private

Henry

FORD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241249    Private

Arthur

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3376    Lance Sergeant

Arthur

FREEMAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241157    Private

Alfred Thomas

GASKIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241410    Private

Joseph

GEARY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240211    Private

Alfred

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241432    Private

Percy

GREATOREX

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240942    Private

Charles

GREATRIX

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241492    Private

Fred

GREENSMITH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4364     Private

Samuel Thomas

GRICE

Killed in action on the 24th June 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240089    Corporal

William

GRIGGS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241802     Private

Ephraim Alfred Arthur

HADFIELD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4535    Private

John Clayton

HALL

Died of wounds on the 30th August 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Eccleshall (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

 

241328     Private

Joseph Henry

HALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240724    Lance Sergeant

George

HANCOCK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241196     Private

John William

HARRIS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241372    Private

Percy Leonard

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3396     Lance Corporal

William Henry

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241321     Private

George William

HART

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240716     Private

William

HARTSHORN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4090     Private

Percy James

HARVEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241475     Private

John Henry

HAWLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240535    Private

Joseph

HAYES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240536     Lance Corporal

Thomas

HAYES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240794     Private

Arthur

HAYWOOD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Hutsby

HEATH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241272    Private

Tom

HILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241269     Private

Alfred Mark

HITCHCOX

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2477     Lance Corporal

Harry

HODGKINSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240040     Private

Harry

HOLDEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2476     Private

Richard

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4262     Private

Ernest Mark

HOPKINS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241364     Private

Howard Thomas

HOROBIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241749     Private

Mark

HORROBIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4530     Private

Joseph William

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Horace Birchall

JONES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memoria

 

241193     Private

James William

JONES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4228     Private

Thomas Richard

JONES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241031     Private

Henry George

KEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2432    Private

Arthur

KING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

421004     Private

Wallace

KING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2754    Private

William Ernest

KING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241353    Private

Samuel James

KNOTT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241329    Private

Joseph Henry

KUNZELMEYER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240384     Private

Frank Thomas

LAKE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2616    Private

Harry Stanley

LANT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

3101    Private

Ernest F.W.

LARNER

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

Rest in peace in Le Treport Military Cemetery

 

4179     Private

Harry

LEWIS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241482     Private

William

LLOYD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241323    Private

Frank

LUCAS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

2321     Sergeant

Roderick Arthur

MACDONALD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240637     Private

William

MANN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240658     Private

Harold

MANSFIELD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Henry

MARSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240270     Private

Nelson

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4265    Private

John

MASSEY

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241216     Private

Thomas

MATTHEWMAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241310     Private

Arthur William

MATTHEWS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241280     Private

Daniel

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241473     Private

Percy Vivian

MELLOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241294     Private

Tom

MERREY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2834     Private

Thomas John Henry

MEWIS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5134    Private

Edwin Pizzey

MILES

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

2777    Private

James Wagstaff

MILLINGTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240510     Lance Corporal

Alfred

MILLS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240759     Private

George

MILLS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241294     Private

Charles Robert

MILNER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2946    Private

Frederick

MILNER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241299     Private

Alfred

MUTLOW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241251     Private

Ernest William

NELSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

William Trafford

NEWTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241487     Private

Charles Edward

NICE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3975    Private

John William

NORTON

Died of wounds on the 18th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Burton-upon-Trent Cemetery

 

241256     Private

John

OAKES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241400     Private

George James

OLIVER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3940     Lance Corporal

Henry John

OWEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240102     Private

George

PEGG

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241411     Private

William

PLANT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240784     Private

Jack

POCKNELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241754     Private

William Thomas

PODMORE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240093     Private

John

PORT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240130     Private

Bert

PRESTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241192     Private

Edwin

PRICE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

4548    Private

Ernest

RIGBY

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

241211     Private

Leonard

ROE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241258     Private

Leslie Arthur

ROWLAND

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4256     Private

Michael Henry

SALT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241025     Private

George Henry

SALTINSTALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241250     Private

William

SAVAGE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

230719     Lance Corporal

Victor Harold Amos

SCATTERGOOD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4469     Private

Herbert

SHARRATT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241194     Private

James

SHAW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Robert Ramsay Stuart

SHAW

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

3126     Private

Thomas

SHAW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241485     Private

Frederick Percy

SIMCOX

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240675     Private

Horace Frank

SIMNETT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3055     Lance Corporal

Robert John

SIMPKIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240868     Private

John

SMART

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240930     Private

Bertram

SMITH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241447     Private

William Henry

SMITH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241295     Private

Ernest Edward

SNEAD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

Captain

John Masfen

STACK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240135     Private

Henry

STEVENTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240471     Sergeant

Leon

STRETTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241221     Private

James

STUDD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241016     Private

George

SUTTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240590     Private

Horace James

TAIT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3525     Sergeant

Robert

TALBOT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3545     Private

Charles Ernest

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3073     Private

Walter Edward

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241395     Private

Leonard Arthur

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240512     Lance Corporal

Ernest John

THORPE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241281     Private

Richard

UDALE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241444     Private

Frederick Arthur

UPTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241480     Private

William Henry

WALKER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1714     Corporal

Sidney Robert

WALTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240764     Private

George

WATERFIELD

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240352     Lance Corporal

Albert Thomas

WESTON, DCM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241302     Private

Edward

WHEATCROFT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241265     Private

George

WHITTLE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Harold Godwin

WILLIAMSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240954     Private

Horace

WILSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240071     Private

William

WOOLLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240309     Private

Samuel Charles

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241169     Private

George

YATES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240420     Private

Ernest

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

 

241454     Private

Albert Henry

YOUNGS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial