BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Black Watch

1/7th (Fife) Battalion

BLACK WATCH

(Royal Highlanders)

153rd Brigade / 51st (Highland) Division

 

26th July : High Wood.

30th July : Attack in High Wood.

Mid-October : Hebuterne sector.

Late October-Early November : Tours in front line in front of Beaumont-Hamel.

13 November : Attack and capture of Beaumont-Hamel.

Late November : Courcelette sector.

 

122  names

5532  Private

John Balfour Symington

ABERCROMBIE

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

4224  Private

John

ANDERSON

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

2751  Private

George

BALFOUR

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

1571  Sergeant

Henry

BAPTIE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

3187  Private

Walter

BARKER

(from 5th Black Watch)

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

Captain

Andrew Currie

BEGG

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3336  Sergeant

James

BEVERIDGE

Died in service on the 20th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

5569  Private

Charles Edwin Grant

BIGGS

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

2188  Private

David

BLYTH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

Captain

Edgar Leslie

BOASE

(from 1/4th Black Watch)

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 48

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

4052  Private

Alexander

BOGUE

(from 1/4th Black Watch)

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

3901  Private

Phillip

BONNETT

(from 1/4th Black Watch)

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

2135  Private

Ramsay

BROWN

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

4917  Private

Robert

BUCHANAN

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2749  Private

James White

BULLOCH

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

S/7023  Private

John

BUTCHART

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

2429  Private

Joseph

CAVANAGH

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

4804  Private

Alexander

CLARK

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

2472  Sergeant

Bernard

CLARK

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5128  Private

Alfred

CORNTHWAITE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

2787  Private

Francis

COYLE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

5572  Private

Charles Palmer

CROMBIE

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

6768  Private

Alexander

CRUICKSHANKS

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2476  Private

George Moncrieff

CUNNINGHAM

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

4187  Private

James

DALRYMPLE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6928  Private

Hubert

DE REUTER

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

2588  Private

William

DEMPSTER

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

4907  Private

James Inglis

DICK

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

2769  Private

James

DONALDSON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2477  Private

Alexander

DUFF

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

3105  Corporal

John

FALCONER

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

2387  Private

Peter

FENTON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

5540  Private

John

FERGUSON

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

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cem. Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Alexander

FLEMING

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

1984  Lance Corporal

Harry

FOWLER

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1826  Private

David

GALLOWAY

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

537  Private

William

GALLOWAY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

2039  Private

Alfred

GIBSON

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

James

GILLEPSIE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

6229  Private

Andrew Archibald

GOURLAY

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

2947  Private

James

GOURLAY

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2154  Private

Andrew

HANLEY

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

4130  Private

William W.

HAXTON

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

3290  Lance Corporal

James

HENDERSON

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

200759  Private

Stephen

HIGGINS

(from 1/4th Black Watch)

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

4159  Private

Alexander

HORNE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

2617  Private

William

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

S/5543  Private

Alfred

HUNTER

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

6866  Sergeant

Alexander

HUTCHISON

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

3759  Private

Thomas

HUTCHISON

(from 1/4th Black Watch)

Died of wounds on the 6th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

1625  Private

Adam

HUTTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4116  Private

James Todd

IMRIE

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

4132  Private

Duncan

IRVINE

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

2638  Private

David Neilson

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

5546  Private

Alexander Watson

JEPHSON

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

216  Private

Robert

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

290413  Lance Corporal

William

KIRK

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

4852  Private

John

LEITCH

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

6805  Private

William

LINDSAY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery

 

632  Corporal

John

LIVINGSTONE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

James Herbert

LOCKHART

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Combles Communal Cemetery Extension

 

6968  Private

George

LOW

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

125  Company Sergeant Major

John

LUMSDEN, MM

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

5583  Lance Corporal

John

MACFARLANE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

1724  Private

Andrew

MACK

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

5549  Private

Robert Malcolm

MACKENZIE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

291366  Private

Robert P.

MAIN

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6939  Private

Richard Alexander

MANGAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

6865  Private

Robert

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

4633  Private

James

McARTHUR

Killed in action on the 1st December 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

1795  Private

William

McCALL

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

4569  Private

Donald

McGILLIVRAY

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

290507  Private

Robert Donaldson

McGILLIVRAY

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5590  Private

James

McGOWAN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

6889  Private

George

McLAREN

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

6790  Private

George

McNAUGHTON

Died of wounds on the 2nd-3rd December 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

5516  Private

David

MICHIE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6763  Private

Andrew

MILES

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery

 

6951  Private

George

MILNE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

291253  Private

Christopher

MORRISON

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2416  Lance Corporal

William

MUIR

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery

 

2517  Private

Thomas

NICOLSON

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

1524  Lance Corporal

Bernard

O'BRIEN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

291196  Private

Robert

O'NEIL

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

George Hair

PAGAN

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

3845  Private

William

PAUL

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

6918  Corporal

Harry

PIRIE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery

 

6863  Sergeant

Alexander

POTTER

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

1987  Private

Alexander

RAE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

1626  Private

John Nicol

RAMSAY

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

3442  Private

Andrew

REID

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert

REID

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

1992  Private

William

REID

(from 1/4th Black Watch)

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

1944  Private

William

REID

Died of wounds on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

4495  Private

William

RICHMOND

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6745  Private

James

RITCHIE

Died of wounds on the 16th November 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

292916  Private

Franklin Greig

ROBERTSON

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

291072  Private

Charles

ROSS

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

1871  Sergeant

David

SINCLAIR

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

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

5632  Lance Corporal

Thomas

SINCLAIR

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery

 

3812  Private

James

SMITH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

2695  Corporal

William

SNEDDON

Killed in action on the 1st December 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

2848  Private

Alexander

SPENCE

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3038  Private

William

STARK

Died of wounds on the 24th October 1916

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

6922  Private

Charles

STEWART

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery

 

1858  Lance Corporal

John

STEWART

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

5560  Private

John

SWAN

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

6868  Private

Andrew

TAYLOR

Died of wounds on the 19th November 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Dundee Western Cemetery

 

290254  Private

John

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4349  Private

James

THAYNE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

5102  Private

Andrew

THOMSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

2347  Private

William

THOMSON

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

Second Lieutenant

Wilfred Thomas

THORNTON

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2716  Lance Sergeant

James Duncan

TODD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

2715  Private

Robert

TURNER

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

2860  Private

Robert

TURNER

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

1718  Private

George

WALLACE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood  Cemetery

 

2862  Drummer

Robert

WALTON

Killed in action on the 31st October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

4225  Sergeant

John S.

WEIR

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

6834  Private

James

WILSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery

 

2728  Private

William

WILSON

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

 

 

4789  Private

Charles Arthur

WOOD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery