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South Staffordshire Regiment

1/6th Battalion

SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

137th Brigade / 46th (North Midland) Division

 

1st July : Attack of the Gommecourt salient.

 

106 names

240556   Lance Sergeant

John Arthur

ALLEN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240324   Private

Thomas

ASHLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240259   Private

David

ASPREA

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4545   Private

John

BAYLISS

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916

Rest in peace in Netley Military Cemetery

 

1789   Private

Morris

BENNETT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4643   Private

Percy William

BENWELL

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916

Rest in peace in Smethwick (Uplands) Cemetery

 

240388   Lance Corporal

Herbert

BLACKBURN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3230   Private

Albert

BLEWS

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

241176   Private

William Henry

BLUNT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3777   Private

Joseph Henry

BOTT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

3061   Private

Charles Fred

BOYDEN

Died of wounds on the 24th June 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

241060   Private

John

BREADNEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1911   Private

James Bertie

BREVITT

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Le Treport Military Cemetery

 

4153   Sergeant

Arthur Robert

BREWERTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1701   Private

Sidney George

BREWSTER

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

240092   Private

Thomas

BROWN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240861   Private

Edward

BURKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3609   Private

John

COOPER

Died of wounds as POW on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Favreuil British Cemetery

 

2059   Private

James

COPE

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240981   Private

Geoffrey Howard

CORFIELD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3449   Private

John

DAINTY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2752   Private

Denis

DAVIES

Died as prisoner of war on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Ervillers Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Arthur

DICKINSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240573   Private

Albert Vincent

DUDLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3927   Private

John

DUROSE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240273   Private

William

ELKS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

3782   Private

Joseph

EVANS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Alfred Edward

FLAXMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2154   Private

William Henry

FLETCHER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3098   Private

Henry

FREAKLEY

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

2797   Private

Herbert Henry

FREEMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240642    Lance Corporal

James

GORICK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240076   Drummer

Joseph

GRANT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

493   Sergeant

Thomas

GREEN, MM

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

3506   Lance Corporal

Stanley

GRIMSLEY

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240524   Lance Corporal

William Norman

GROVES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Arthur Darent

HARLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2597   Corporal

William

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240406   Corporal

Thomas

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3490   Private

George

HAWKINS

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

3613   Private

Charles Percival

HAWKSWOOD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

2636   Lance Corporal

George Thomas

HAYES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4562   Private

William

HAZELDINE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240299   Lance Corporal

Henry

HILL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240706   Private

Henry

HILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241327   Private

Walter Cyril

HORTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240972   Private

Thomas

HOWELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

3036   Lance Corporal

Richard Thomas

IVENS

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 2

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

240348   Private

Ernest Henry

JAQUES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Salisbury

JEFFCOCK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2634   Private

Charles

JENKINS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

William Roland

JOHNSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240325   Private

Albert

JONES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240336   Private

David Albert

JONES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240993   Private

Walter

JONES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4281   Lance Corporal

John

JUDSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241280   Private

Alfred

KELLY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240638   Private

Bertie Samuel

KENDRICK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240745   Private

John Edward

LLOYD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4649   Private

George William

LOTE

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

241237   Lance Corporal

Edward

MASON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4682   Private

William

MASON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1983   Private

Thomas

MAYO

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

1258   Private

William

MAYO

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

241251   Private

William Charles

MORGAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240950   Private

John Thomas

MOSELEY, MM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

3533   Private

Harry Carl

NICHOLLS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3007   Lance Corporal

Joseph Henry

NICHOLLS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241286   Private

Richard

NORTHWOOD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Reginald

PAGE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4526   Private

Edgar

PERRY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241183   Private

John William

PERRY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240984   Private

George Edwin

PICKIN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4709   Private

William

POOLE

Died of wounds on the 17th July 1916

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

240363   Corporal

Charles Henry

PRESTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240990   Sergeant

Frederick

PRITCHARD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1422   Sergeant

John Thomas

PYMM

Killed in action on the 24th June 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

240140   Private

Arthur

REED

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4554   Private

John

RILEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

3483   Private

George

ROBINSON

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2633   Lance Sergeant

James

SADLER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3346   Sergeant

Richard

SCOTT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240675   Private

Thomas

SCREEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2974   Sergeant

William Thomas

SHAKESPEARE

Killed in action on the 24th June 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

3185   Private

Harry

SHAW

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2985   Sergeant

Herbert John

SHEPHERD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241359   Private

Francis

SHINTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2466   Sergeant

Walter Albert

SHOTTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240722   Private

William

STOKES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240293   Private

George

STYLES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241287   Private

Joshua John

TAYLOR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240794   Private

Herbert

THACKER

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

240479   Sergeant

Allan

THOMASON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3392   Private

George Benjamin

THORNEYCROFT

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

241394   Private

John Thomas

TRANTER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240873   Private

Lewis John

TRANTER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2979   Sergeant

John Lyttleton

TUFT

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

241405   Private

William

TURNER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2614   Sergeant

John William

VAILL

Killed in action on the 24th June 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

2650   Private

Lawrence

VITTY

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2820   Private

Tom Henry

WALTERS

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

240647   Private

Joseph

WATTS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1552   Private

Evan

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240337   Private

Thomas

WILTSHIRE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

240461   Private

Vincent Royden

WITTS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

241248   Private

Ernest James

WORTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial