BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Duke of Wellington's

1/7th Battalion

DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S

(West Riding Regiment)

147th Brigade / 49th (West Riding) Division

 

1st July : Authuille.

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

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28th August : Aveluy Wood.

3rd September : In Thiepval Wood during the attack towards Schwaben Redoubt.

4th September : Hedauville.

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16th September : Leipzig Salient.

19th September : Crucifix Corner.

22nd September : Leipzig Salient.

24th September : Hedauville.

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Early October / November : Tours in line in Humbercamps / Foncquevillers sector.

 

153 names

5098    Private

Joshua

ALLEN

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Bingley Cemetery

 

1166    Private

Fred

BACON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Authuille Military Cemetery

 

2595    Private

George

BARLOW

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Oldham (Hollinwood) Cemetery

 

101    Drummer

Harry

BEARDSALL

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4957    Private

Frederick Arthur

BERRY

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4176    Private

W.

BOFFEY

Detached from 1/7th Northumberland Fusiliers

Killed in action  on the 15th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

7074    Private

Arthur

BOLLAND

Died of wounds on the 27th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Benington (All Saints) Churchyard

 

2846    Private

Harry

BOOTH

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2162    Private

Oliver

BRIERLEY

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

394    Private

William

BRIERLEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

306241    Private

John

BROADBENT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1839    Sergeant

Wilfred Ward

BUCKLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4879    Private

Sydney Emsley

CARTER

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

865    Private

Eli

CHAPMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7/3815    Private

Harry

CHAPPELL

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

5047    Private

William Henry

CHERRY

Died of wounds on the 31st October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Warrington Cemetery

 

2705    Private

George

COLLIER

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2276    Private

Joseph

CORDEN

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5433    Private

Clarence George

CROOK

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2380    Private

Benjamin

DIGNAM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305764    Private

James

DUNN

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bray Vale Cemetery

 

3074   Private

Joseph

DUNN

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

3185    Private

Leonard

EASTWOOD

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

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

1671    Corporal

William

ENGLAND

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

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Kenneth Cuthbert

FISHER-BROWN

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

5425    Private

Samuel Thomas

FLETCHER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2794   Private

Wilfred Lawson

FRANCE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

7/5430    Private

Arthur

FROGGATT

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

5006    Private

George

GERRARD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Bray Vale Cemetery

 

1791   Corporal

John William

GIBSON

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2205    Private

Albert

GIGGLE

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7/2206    Private

Sam Gudger

GLEDHILL

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

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

7235    Private

Sam

GLEW

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Eric

GODDARD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1664    Private

Percy

GODDARD

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

5434    Private

Stanley

GOODALL

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5546    Sergeant

Harry

GORMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3644    Private

John Edgar Thomas

GORNALL

Died in service on the 29th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

3907    Private

Harold

GRAVES

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1079    Private

Clifford

GREENWOOD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3647    Private

Harry

GREENWOOD

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

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery & Ext.

 

2527    Private

Thomas

HAGAN

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916

Rest in peace in Colchester Cemetery

 

5835    Private

Sidney

HAIGH

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

1178    Private

Wilson

HAIGH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

307992    Private

Robert

HALL

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7151    Lance Corporal

Thomas

HALL

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3750    Private

Tom

HARDWICK

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1858    Lance Corporal

Herbert

HARROP

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3939    Private

Dennis

HARTLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3591    Private

Albert

HEALD

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

307278    Private

Harry

HEMINGWAY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4702    Private

Sidney

HENSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305638    Private

Sam

HINCHCLIFFE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2448    Private

Percy

HINTON

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

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

2393    Private

Walter

INGHAM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7/4704    Private

George

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

7209    Private

Robert

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7154    Private

Arthur

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5555    Private

Harry

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Authuille Military Cemetery

 

2884    Sergeant

Charles

KENT

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3894    Private

Fred

KERSHAW

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305298    Private

Edward

KIDDY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7/3356    Private

Fred

KING

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

3949    Private

Sam

KNOWLES

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

6057    Private

Arthur

LAMBERT

Killed in action on the 28th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

4802    Private

Joseph

LAWFORD

Died of wounds on the 27th November 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

2343    Private

Thomas

LAX

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

3691    Private

John

LEE

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

305319    Private

James

LESLIE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

 

2179    Corporal

Ernest

LITTLEWOOD

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1645    Sergeant

Fred

LOCKWOOD

Died of wounds on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

5467    Private

Joseph

LONGSTAFF

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1790    Private

Charlie

LORD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4838    Private

Arthur

LORRISON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5565    Private

Robert

MAGEE

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1270    Private

Joseph

MAHER

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5480    Private

Thomas

MALLENDER

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7059    Private

Joseph Frederick

MARSHALL

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

306451    Private

John

McGATHAN

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

5571    Private

James Matthew

MEEHAN

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

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

2213    Private

Henry

METCALFE

Died of wounds on the 24th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

7/5575    Private

Percy

MILLER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

5576    Private

John

MILNES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2507    Private

Edward

MORRISSEY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5581    Private

Edgar

MUDD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5584    Private

Frank

MYERS

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7051    Lance Corporal

John William

MYERS

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Cyril Brown

NEWMAN

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

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Arnold

NICHOLL

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

2953    Private

John Thomas

NIELD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Albert Armitage

NUTTALL

Died of wounds on the 15th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery & Ext.

 

5493    Private

Heymond

PETTY

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

884    Sergeant

Joseph

PHILIBIN

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

3742    Private

Hartley

PICKLES

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2774    Corporal

John Wadsworth

POGSON

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

362    Private

George

POWNALL

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Wilfrid

PRESTON

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Frederick

QUARMBY

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Longueau British Cemetery

 

3839    Private

George Shale

RAFTER

Died of wounds on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

3835    Private

Hedley

RICHARDSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8427    Regimental Sergeant Major

David Arthur

ROBB

Detached from 1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

5600    Private

Alexander

ROBINSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5500    Private

Walter

RODGERS

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Samuel

RUFF

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

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

7/3836    Private

Herbert

RUSHWORTH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

307388    Private

Jonas William

RUSHWORTH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2628    Private

Harry

SAVAGE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305780    Private

Tom

SCHOFIELD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5522    Private

Fred

SEWARD

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7/3776    Private

Charles

SHARP

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

3551    Private

John Charles

SHARROCKS

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305673    Sergeant

Albert

SHAW

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Bray Vale British Cemetery

 

7/2118    Private

Seth

SHAW

Died in service on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

1614    Lance Corporal

Herbert

SLATER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1967    Corporal

Percy

SMETHURST

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5615    Private

Alvin

SMITH

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305420    Corporal

George Thomas

SMITH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3700    Private

Percy

SMITH

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7180    Lance Corporal

Thomas

SMITH

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Bray Vale British Cemetery

 

1650    Private

Henry

SNELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5515    Private

Samuel

STEER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5624    Private

Fred

STEVENSON

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

3783    Private

Herbert

STONEY

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

3527    Private

Herbert

SURTEES

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3668    Private

Sydney

SWIFT

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3971    Private

Herbert

SYKES

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305503    Lance Corporal

Joseph

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 35

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5636    Private

Harry

WAITE

Died of wounds on the 28th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Bingley Cemetery

 

5539    Private

Richard

WALFORD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

George William Quarmby

WALKER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

7/2897    Private

Samuel

WALKER

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

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

7000    Private

Sydney

WARING

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

7/417    Sergeant

George

WARWICK, MM

Died in service on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

7226    Private

George

WATERHOUSE

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

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

5537    Private

William Ralph Sugden

WATSON

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

7223    Private

Ernest

WEAVER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

341    Sergeant

John

WEBSTER

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305279    Private

George Henry

WHARTON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3683    Private

Harry

WIGGLESWORTH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1485    Private

Edward Robert

WILLIAMS

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

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

1434    Private

Frank

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305189    Private

John

WIMPENNY

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

Rest in peace in Shrine Cemetery

 

5540    Private

Henry

WINCKLE

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery & Ext.

 

3291    Private

Josiah

WINTERBOTTOM

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3723    Private

Donald Mackenzie

WISHART

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1616    Private

Ernest

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 23rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Mont-Huon Military Cemetery

 

2466    Private

Frank

WOOD

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

4455    Private

Hubert

WOOD

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

5534    Private

Thomas

WOOD

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

1378    Private

Joe

WOOLMAN

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

Rest in peace in Forceville Communal Cemetery & Ext.

 

938    Private

Fred

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2436    Private

Walter

WRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

307347    Private

Edward

YOULE

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

 

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

2455    Sergeant

Jack Eastwood

GILL

147th Machine Gun Company

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

3806    Private

Sam

SCOTT

1/5th K.O.Y.L.I.

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery