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6th Battalion

EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT

Pioneers of the 11th (Northern) Division

 

September : Works in Aveluy-South of Thiepval area. Attack on Mouquet farm.

October : Works in Aveluy-Authuille-Pozieres area.

November  : Works in Varennes area.

 

57 names

11219  Corporal

George William

BARRASS

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

17912  Private

James

BARRASS

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

17707 Private

Joseph

BEARDMORE

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

9/13953  Private

Percy

BELLABY

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17413  Private

John Brown

BESCOBY

Killed in action on the 24th November 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

11212  Corporal

Cecil

BROOKE

Killed in action on the 22nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16406  Private

Montgomery

BRYDON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

3/7146  Private

Thomas

BYRNE

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16818  Corporal

C.

COLGRAVE

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

12357  Lance Sergeant

Oswald

COPEMAN

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

12161  Private

Michael

CORRIGAN

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Thomas Bestwick

COULTAS

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

14078  Private

James

COYLE

Killed in action on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

14499  Private

George Robert

DAVISON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13957  Private

Harold

DIXON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19042  Private

Albert

DONEY

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16303  Corporal

Charles

FENWICK

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

12258  Private

James

FINN

Killed in action on the 28th November 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

 

17992  Private

Sydney

FLETCHER

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14747  Private

Thomas William

FLETCHER

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

19217  Private

John Thomas

GANT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17556  Private

John

GASCOIGNE

Killed in action on the 24th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11053  Private

Samuel

GASCOIGNE

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15162  Private

George

HALL

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9514  Private

William James

HALL

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9891  Private

James

HART

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11267  Private

Thomas Fenton

HILDYARD

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

13837  Private

James

HOYLAND

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

14276  Private

John

HUSBAND

Died of wounds on the 28th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

14901  Private

Vincent

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16513  Private

Joseph

KEEDY

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

14292  Private

James

KELLY

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10447  Sergeant

Walter Jean

LOCKHAM

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14770  Private

John William

MANGLES

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11251  Private

Walter Ernest

MARSDEN

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Sheffield (City Road) Cemetery

 

9283  Private

Arthur

MASCALL

Died of wounds on the 28th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

13649  Private

George Arthur

MATTHEWS

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

16670  Private

Frederick

MAY

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10708  Private

James

McKEE

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

3/9818  Private

Thomas Edmund

MEDHURST

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

17949  Private

Thomas

OYSTON

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

11359  Private

John Thomas

PALMER

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

3/19443  Private

Frederick William

PATRICK

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/6086  Private

John Thomas

PERRY

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

11044  Lance Corporal

John Henry

POSTILL

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9/14303  Private

Isaac Leonard

POTTS

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

Rest in peace in Courcelette British Cemetery

 

13617  Private

William

RAFFLE

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

John Fredrick Louis

SIEBER

Died of wounds on the 4th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

11048  Private

Charles

SMITH

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19770  Private

Charles Edwin

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 12th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

34828  Private

Joseph William Thomas

THORN

Killed in action on the 27th November 1916

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

16393  Private

John

TURNER

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

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

14949  Private

John

WALTON

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

1611  Armament Staff Sergeant

Walter

WARDLE

(detached from Royal Army Ordnance Corps)

Died in service on the 10th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

19186  Private

Thomas Charles

WHEATLEY

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18036  Private

Ernest

WISE

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

3/6851 Sergeant

George William

WROOT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial