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York and Lancaster Regiment

7th Battalion

YORK AND LANCASTER

REGIMENT

Pioneers of the 17th (Northern) Division

 

2nd July : Meaulte area.

3rd July-10th July : Works in Fricourt area and South of Contalmaison.

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26th July : South of Mametz.

29th July : Near Dernancourt.

1st-12th August : Works in Longueval area.

12th August : Near Dernancourt.

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October : Works in Hebuterne sector.

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27th October : Meaulte area.

November : Works in Lesboeufs-Morval sector.

 

24 names

19577    Private

John

ARMITAGE

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Sheffield (Burngreave) Cemetery

 

17336    Private

Joseph

AYRE

Killed in action on the 4th October 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

3037    Private

Burton

BOOTH

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

3/3146    Private

William Douglas

BRADSHAW

Died of wounds on the 7th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

3/3179    Private

William

CRIMIN

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

11852    Lance Corporal

Arthur

ELLIS

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

12824    Private

Thomas

FROGGATT

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

23543    Private

George Henry

GALE

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

11842    Private

Ernest

GARDNER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Norfolk Cemetery

 

17503    Private

Albert Henry

GOULDER

Died of wounds on the 26th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

13787    Private

Wilfred

GREASLEY

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

11798    Private

Robert Balfour

HEDDERWICK

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

8542    Private

Charles

HOLMES

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

12341    Private

Herbert

LEECH

Died in service on the 26th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

18537    Private

Arthur

LINDLEY

Died in service on the 26th November 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

12484    Private

William Albert

MILLINGTON

Killed in action on the 4th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

12391    Private

Phillip

POWER

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12661    Private

Robert

PRESCOTT

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

11352    Private

George

RODGERS

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12326    Private

Walter

SAVAGE

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

18441    Private

John

SLINN

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Martinsart British Cemetery

 

12484    Private

Percy

STEEL

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

17269    Private

John

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Norfolk Cemetery

 

12744    Private

Luke

TOWNEND

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

19602    Private

Frederick

WILLIAMS

7th Durham Light Infantry

Died of wounds on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery