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Somerset Light Infantry

7th Battalion

Prince Albert's

(SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY)

61st Brigade / 20th (Light) Division

 

Late July / Mid August : Front line in front the Redan Ridge and Serre.

25th August : In line in front of Guillemont.

26th August - 2nd September : Montauban-Carnoy area.

3rd September : Attached to 59th Brigade. Capture of Guillemont.

15th September : Waterlot Farm sector.

16th September : Attack in front of Lesboeufs (Attached to Guards Division).

26th September : Quadrilateral (Ginchy).

1st October : Attack South-West of Gueudecourt.

7th October : Rainbow and Cloudy Trenches.

 

149 names

27148   Private

Herbert

ALFORD

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16257   Private

Charles

ATKINSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

16143   Private

Stephen

AVERY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27151   Private

Gerald William

BAKER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19587   Lance Corporal

Edward Austin Joseph

BARBER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21587   Private

Reginald Stanley

BARTER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10647   Private

John

BEAR, served as Frederick JONES

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 49

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16631   Private

James

BIRD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21374   Lance Corporal

Arthur

BISP

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14882   Private

Reginald Albert

BLAKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20082   Private

Charles Patrick

BRAY

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14734   Private

Reginald

BROOKS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20438   Private

Walter John

BROWNING

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16143   Private

Frederick

BRYANT

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

11100   Sergeant

James Cox

BUCK

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27159   Private

Ernest

BULLOCK

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20482   Private

Reginald Arthur

BURGE

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27255   Private

Harold James

BURNETT

Died of wounds on the 31st December 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Northampton (Towcester Road) Cemetery

 

20680   Private

Albert John

BURR

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20414   Private

William

BURT

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

21383   Private

Frederick

CAINS

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

13957   Private

Henry John

CANE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10983   Private

Alfred Luke

CANNON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21394   Private

John

CARROTT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16766   Lance Corporal

Henry William

CARTER

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

Rest in peace in Mont-Huon Military Cemetery

 

10436   Private

Joseph Henry

CHENOWETH

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17100   Private

George

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12455   Private

William

CLIFFORD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16161   Private

Thomas

COLE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20397   Private

William

COLES

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

12809   Private

Charles Alfred

COOMBS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

21517   Private

Thomas

COTTRELL

Detached from 1st Somerset Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

14710   Private

Herbert Frank

COWARD

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

27169   Private

William

CREECH

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19993   Private

Henry George

DAVEY

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9863   Private

Albert Henry

DAVIS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16438   Private

Henry

DAVIS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14515   Lance Sergeant

William

DAVIS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14980   Lance Corporal

Frederick Cecil

DAWKINS

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

13482   Sergeant

Edward

DUDDEN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22496   Private

Oliver George

DUKES

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

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

20361   Private

Thomas Henry Frank

DUNNING

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21424   Private

George Brake

DURBIN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

19951   Private

Charles

EASON

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16270   Private

Arthur

EDNEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14943   Private

Archie Edwin

EVANS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13621   Private

Benjamin Thomas

EVANS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

316543   Lance Corporal

William

FOWLER

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

21388   Private

George Henry

GARLAND

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14865   Private

Edward William Devine

GILLMAN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14529   Private

Herbert George

GOODFIELD

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

13537   Private

William Charles

GOULD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21280   Private

William

GREGORY

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6522   Sergeant

George

GROOMBRIDGE

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11263   Private

William John

GROVES

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27121   Private

Ernest Henry

HALL

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18932   Private

Alfred

HANSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14614   Private

Fred

HARDY

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

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

16782   Private

George Gilbert Dean

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frank Arthur Squire

HART

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Edward Beach

HATT

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

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

14720   Private

Stephen

HAWKINS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11493   Private

Thomas Henry

HAYWARD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16451   Lance Corporal

Joseph

HEMINGWAY

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18953   Lance Corporal

Robert

HODGSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21289   Private

Henry

HOLBROOK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11379   Private

Edward

HOLLAND

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19860   Private

Frank Eli

HOLMAN

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

20258   Private

Sidney John

HOSEGOOD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/7302   Sergeant

William George

HUNT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19165   Private

Arthur

HYATT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

10371   Private

John

ILES

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

12276   Private

Courtenay

ISAACS

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

12962   Private

William Thomas

JARMAN

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

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

20543   Lance Corporal

Thomas

JEANES

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

20387   Private

George

JENKINS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14548   Private

Paul Willoughby

JONES

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

16252   Private

Matthew

KELL

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16250   Private

Thomas

KELL

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16718   Private

William

KIRKWOOD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16798   Private

Thomas

KIRTLEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14961   Private

Robert

KNIGHT

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

14821   Private

William

LACEY

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

16887   Private

John William Herbert

LAMB

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27048   Private

William John

LITTLEJOHNS

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11652   Private

Edwin

LLOYD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20408   Private

William Cyril

MACEY

Detached from 8th Somerset Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

14050   Private

Joseph Henry

MATTHEWS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10790   Private

John William

MILLARD

Died of wounds on the 24th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

20586   Private

Arthur

MITCHELL

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

27197   Private

Ernest James

MOORE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14855   Lance Corporal

James

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

11360   Private

Fred

MULLETT

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

25721   Private

Samuel Alfred

NEADS

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

17202   Private

Harold George

NICHOLS

Died of wounds on the 10th October 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

14936   Lance Corporal

Cuthbert

ODAMS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12805   Lance Corporal

William

OSBORNE

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5586   Sergeant

Arthur Joseph

PARKER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

12145   Private

Frank

PAVEY

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

12257   Private

Charles William

PAYTON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21580  Private

George

PERRY

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

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

16176   Lance Corporal

George

POLEYKETT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

20593   Private

Frederick

POPHAM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16634   Lance Corporal

Charles Henry

PORTER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16632   Private

Thomas William

PORTER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

12539   Private

Joseph

PROTHEROE, MM

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

27060   Private

William Edmund

PROWSE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19671   Private

George W.

RACEN

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Longueval Road Cemetery

 

9966   Private

Richard David

RAGGATT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

25762   Private

Ernest

REED

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12989   Lance Corporal

Albert Edward

REES

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19380   Private

Reginald Septimus

REES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18973   Private

Samuel Thomas

RICE

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14808   Sergeant

Ernest

RICHARDS

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20583   Lance Corporal

Frederick Lormine

ROBSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25728   Private

Frank

ROUTLEY

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25747   Private

Hedley John

RUGG

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20589   Private

William

SAWTELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14811   Private

Charles William

SCOTT

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

3/6913   Company Sergeant Major

Joseph Henry George

SEARS

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11291   Lance Corporal

Ernest Valentine

SHELL

Killed in action on the 30th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Guy Mynors

SHUFFLEBOTHAM

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

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

14974   Private

Robert William

SIMPSON

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

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

14840   Private

Albert Samuel

SMITH

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13940   Private

John

SMITH, MM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27229   Private

Alfred Thomas

SNOW

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21730   Private

John

SPEED

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur James

SPILLER

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14579   Private

Daniel

STONE

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

14874   Corporal

Albert

SUGAR

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20603   Private

Lionel

SULLEY

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

16803   Private

Cephas James

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 1st October 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25460   Private

Frank Chester

VALLANCE

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

14593   Private

Sydney

VAUGHAN

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14827   Private

Archibald Sidney

VICKERY

Died of wounds on the 5th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

11277   Lance Corporal

Stanley George

WALKER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14646   Private

Edwin James

WARREN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

20635   Private

Dennis Frank

WEBB

Died of wounds on the 5th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

27257   Private

Henry James

WEBBER

Died of wounds on the 1st November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Minehead Cemetery

 

27066   Private

Francis Joseph

WHIDDON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10952   Lance Corporal

George Gordon

WHITE

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14655   Private

Sidney

WILLCOX

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

10555   Corporal

Francis Edmund

WILLIAMS

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

10870   Private

Harold

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16435   Private

Harry Edward

WILLIAMS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27129   Private

John Thomas

WILSON, served as ROUTLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10019   Private

Thomas

WINTER

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14156   Sergeant

Albert

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

 

10/20   Private

Wesley George

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial