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York and Lancaster Regiment

6th Battalion

YORK AND LANCASTER

REGIMENT

32nd Brigade / 11th (Northern) Division

 

8th September : Martinsart Wood.

10th September : In front line in Thiepval sector.

10th September : Hedauville.

18th September : Bouzincourt.

22nd September : In front line in front of Mouquet Farm.

24th September : Attack of Mouquet Farm.

26th September : Crucifix Corner (Aveluy).

27th September : In front line North of Ovillers.

29th September : Attack and taking of a section of Hessian Trench.

1st October : Acheux.

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Late November : Ancre Sector.

 

112 names

22780    Private

Ledger

AINLEY

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13518    Private

Frank

BARNES

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21613    Private

Harry

BARR

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21559    Private

Harry

BEAL

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19977    Private

Edwin

BEEVERS

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20847    Lance Corporal

Samuel Edwin

BETTS

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21627    Private

George William

BIRD

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

21301    Private

Harry

BISHOP

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

21048    Sergeant

Alfred Cresswell

BOOTH

Killed in action on the 12th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

20001    Lance Corporal

Frank Fielding

BOWNS

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11203    Lance Corporal

Edward

BRAMWELL

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21027    Corporal

Harry

BREAR

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22829    Private

Arthur

BRIGGS

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18756    Private

Albert

BROOKE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17926    Lance Corporal

Thomas Raynor

BROOKE

Killed in action on the 12th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

21682    Private

Harry

BROWN

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17358    Private

William Henry

BROWNELL

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21134    Private

James

BRUMFIELD

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

21216    Private

Harry

BUTLER

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

16767    Corporal

Arthur

BUTTERWOOD

Died of wounds on the 20th November 1916

Commemorated in Leeds (Lawns Wood) Cemetery

 

3/3291    Private

Ernest Horace

CAFFYN

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

10585    Private

Arthur

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20575    Private

Arthur

CHEESEMAN

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

Rest in peace in Martinsart British Cemetery

 

12257    Private

George

CHELL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Thomas Purcell

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/3167     Private

Owan

CLEGG

Killed in action on the 30th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21176    Private

Richard

COCKROFT

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n1

 

17935    Lance Corporal

William

COOKE

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19947    Private

George

CORBETT

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

25600    Private

Albert

CUTTS

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

11477    Private

James William

DEBNEY

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

11332    Private

Edward Gardner

DELL

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21686     Private

Gad

EASTWOOD

Killed in action on the 30th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20728    Private

Charles

FARMER

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

3/3629    Private

Arnold

FOSTER

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21482    Lance Corporal

Walter

GAIR

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10874    Private

Arthur

GIBBONS

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16087    Private

Robert

GREGSON

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

21694    Lance Corporal

Albert

HABERSHON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11052    Lance Corporal

Thomas

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11289    Private

William

HENSHAW

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

3/4771    Lance Corporal

Harry

HILL

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

  

25525    Private

William

HINCHCLIFFE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10502    Sergeant

Arthur Banks

HOBSON

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20590    Private

Frederick William Gunter

HOPKINS

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

20452    Corporal

Alfred Henry

HUGGLESTONE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18184    Private

William

HUMPHREYS

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17265    Private

Herbert

HUMPHRIES

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12174    Corporal

Thomas

HURT

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

17800    Private

John

KEEFE

Killed in action on the 30th November 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

21154    Private

George William

KENDELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20977    Private

Harry

LAWSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

21043    Private

Joe

MATTOCKS

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

John Charles

MEASURES

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21215    Private

John Harrison

METCALFE

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11031    Private

Percival Rowland

MILLS

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

17451    Lance Corporal

Robert

MILLS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

15176    Private

Thomas

MILLS

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19426    Private

Philip

MORRIS

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

17868    Private

Harry

MORTON

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

21556    Lance Corporal

Hiram

NAYLOR

Died of wounds on the 4th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

11178    Private

Harry

NEWEY

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17514    Private

Wright

OULDRIDGE

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21577    Private

Charles

PAGE

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11089    Private

George

PEACE

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

19469    Private

James Colin

PEACE

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

19417    Private

Elijah Thomas

PEARSON

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20987    Lance Corporal

Wilfred

PECKETT

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/2926    Private

William

POSKITT

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20911    Private

John

PRICE

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20959    Corporal

George

PURVES

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

19490    Private

Joshua

RAY

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

6442    Sergeant

Walter

REYNOLDS

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19974    Private

Willie

RHODES

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20698    Private

William

RILEY

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21552    Private

Tom

ROGERS

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

17119    Private

Ernest

SEARLES

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

10354    Private

William

SEFTON

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

17528    Private

William

SEYMOUR

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

12332    Private

James

SHARP

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

11001    Private

Percy

SHAW

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

22782    Private

John

SHEARMAN

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

19970    Private

Charles

SMART

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11529    Sergeant

Archibald

SMITH

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21046    Private

Robert John

SMITH

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18545    Private

Samuel

SMITH

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

10806    Private

William

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

18610    Private

William

SMITH

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21056    Private

Newson

STEAD

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18788    Private

William

STEWART

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21569    Private

John William

STOREY

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/3855    Private

William

SWINDEN

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Henry

SYMES

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19388    Private

Ernest

TAYLOR

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

17418    Private

Thomas

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

20704    Lance Corporal

Thomas Henry

THORPE

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

22743    Private

Alfred

THRUSSELL

Died of wounds on the 13th September 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

15626    Sergeant

Allen

WALKER

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

19415     Private

Andrew

WALKER

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

20706    Private

Horace

WALKER

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18675    Private

Charles

WALSTOW

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10688    Private

Thomas Henry

WARD

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

21623    Private

Thomas Edward

WEAR

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20999    Corporal

Edward

WEBSTER

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21209    Private

William

WESLEY

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

17144    Private

Melvin

WILLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20481    Private

David John

WILLIAMS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19958     Private

Percy

WILLIS

Died of wounds on the 12th September 1916

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

17958     Private

James

WINSTANLEY

Died of wounds on the 6th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

21004    Private

Ernest

WOOD

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

20713    Lance Corporal

John

WOOLLEY

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

20996    Private

Albert

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

 

 

MEN DETACHED TO  OTHER UNITS

21387    Private

Henry

EVANS

Unknown unit

Killed in action on the 7th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

Lieutenant

George Graham

HICKING

Unknown unit

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

25848    Private

John William

PHILLIPS

Unknown unit

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery