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Duke of Wellington's

1/6th Battalion

DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S

(West Riding Regiment)

147th Brigade / 49th (West Riding) Division

 

1st July : Crucifix Corner.

July / Mid-August : Tours in line in Thiepval sector.

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28th August : Thiepval Wood.

3rd September : Attack towards Schwaben Redoubt (in support).

4th September : Hedauville.

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15th September : Leipzig Salient.

23rd September : Aveluy

24th September : Lealvillers.

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Late September / November : Tours in line in Humbercamps / Foncquevillers sector.

 

99 names

2595    Corporal

Thomas

ALLSOP

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

6/4546    Corporal

Clarence

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

5529    Private

Clarence

BARKER

Died in service on the 18th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

5550    Private

Fred

BARKER

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

6/2701    Private

Fred Archibald

BARNES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

6/4636    Private

Harold

BARR

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

3349    Private

Richard

BARSON

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

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

4488    Private

Harry

BARWICK

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

6/4204    Private

Samuel

BENTLEY

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

6/4177    Private

Lewis

BINNS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

4847    Private

Henry

BIRCH

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

2478    Private

John

BIRKETT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

6/4332    Private

George Thomas

BOND

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

6/1878    Private

William

BOTTOMLEY

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

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

1899    Corporal

Edmund

BRIGGS

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5307    Private

Thomas

BROGAN

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5648    Private

Fred

BROOK

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2488    Private

William

BURGESS

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2520    Sergeant

Fred

CHADWICK

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

2342    Sergeant

Leonard

CLARKSON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

6/5532    Private

Sam

COCKROFT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

7063    Private

Wright

COCKSHOTT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6/2897    Private

George

COOK

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

4046    Private

Willie

COOPER

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3150    Corporal

Wilfred

CRAVEN

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4504    Private

Edward

DAVIS

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Kenneth

DIXON

Died of wounds on the 25th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

1989    Private

William

DUFFY

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6/1799    Private

Edward

ELLERSHAW

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

267313    Private

Charles

ELLIOTT

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

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

6/5775    Private

Henry Ernest

ELLIOTT

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bradford (Undercliffe) Cemetery

 

5558    Private

Harry

ELLIS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

1787    Private

William

FEATHER

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3165    Private

Seth

GIBSON

Died of wounds on the 12th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Morton (St Luke) Churchyard

 

Second Lieutenant

Frank Brooks

GILL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

5686    Private

Arthur

GRAHAM

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7080    Private

Fred Wright

GREENWOOD

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

7075    Private

Smith

GREENWOOD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2631    Sergeant

John Stone

HEPWORTH, MM

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

6/4389    Private

Willie

HEWITT

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

4/4607    Private

John Edward

HEYES

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

6/3205    Sergeant

Rowland

HILL

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

1970    Private

William Atkinson

HOGDGSON

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

6/3368    Private

John Henry

HOLDEN

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

Captain

Cedric Fawcett

HORSFALL

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

1461    Sergeant

William

HUDSON

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

6/2417    Private

George

HUTCHINSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

4160    Private

George Edward

JACKSON

Died of wounds on the 7th August 1916

Rest in peace in Rawdon (St Peter) Churchyard

 

6/5729    Private

John

KAYE

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

2031    Private

Frank

KELLY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

6/2023    Private

Herbert

LAKE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

6/3084    Private

Thomas William

LEMON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

2139    Lance Corporal

Charles

LOWNDES

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

1903    Corporal

William Henry

MADDOCKS

Killed in action on the 28th October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

6/3723    Private

Thomas Edward

MANN

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

6/1783    Sergeant

Hartley

MARKS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

1164    Private

Thomas

McHUGH

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

2329    Sergeant

James

METCALFE

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery & Ext.

 

1967    Lance Corporal

Thomas

MONK

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

6/3444    Private

Henry Edward Charles

MOORHOUSE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

William Balme

NAYLOR

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

2067    Corporal

Thomas Reid

PARKER

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4410    Private

Percy

PAWSON

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

4722    Private

Denis

PECK

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

2544    Private

George William

PHILLIPS

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

266739    Private

George

RAWLING

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6/4543    Private

Walter

RAWNSLEY

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

2104    Private

Clifford

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2500    Private

John William

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5411    Private

William

ROGERS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4001    Private

Lewis Abraham

ROPER

Died in service on the 21st September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

2431    Private

David

RUSSELL

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

6/5445    Private

George

SANDERSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

2026    Lance Corporal

Arthur Heaton

SCOTT, MM

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

6/3109    Private

Frank

SMITH

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

203408    Private

Fred

SMITH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5355    Private

John

SMITH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6/1780    Corporal

Albert

STEVENSON

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

6/5627    Private

Alvara

STOREY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

1856    Sergeant

Fred

STORK

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

1907    Lance Corporal

Joseph William

TATTON

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

6/3076    Corporal

Frederick

TAYLOR

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

6/2589     Lance Corporal

John

THORNBOROUGH

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

4745    Private

Albert William

TUNE

Killed in action s on the 29th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

4282    Private

John

TURNBULL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

6/2785    Private

James

VARLEY

Killed in action s on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

242710    Private

John

VARLEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2089    Private

Herbert

WADDINGTON

Killed in action s on the 23rd June 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

4604    Private

Fearon Gardiner

WALKER

Died of wounds on the 7th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

6/2150    Corporal

Thomas William

WALKER

Killed in action s on the 9th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

7062    Private

Henry

WARDEN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6/3837    Private

John Henry

WATERS

Killed in action on the 29th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

5334    Private

Thomas

WATSON

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

7070    Private

Percy

WHARTON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6/2218    Private

James Edward

WHITAKER

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

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

6/5701    Private

Herbert

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick Lawrence

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 23rd November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

4248    Private

Walter

WOODHEAD

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

3214    Lance Corporal

Ernest Thorpe

WOOF

Killed in action s on the 5th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

2390    Private

Frank

ARMITAGE

147th Machine Gun Company

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2063    Corporal

Ernest

COWGILL

147th Machine Gun Company

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial