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Worcestershire Regiment

1/7th Battalion

WORCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

144th Brigade / 48th (South Midland) Division

 

1st July : Mailly-Maillet sector.

8th-12th July : Tours in line in Serre sector.

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15th-21st July : Ovillers.

21st July : Crucifix Corner (Aveluy).

27th July : In line to the West of Pozieres.

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13th August : Bouzincourt / Senlis sector.

19th-23rd August : Ovillers Spur.

23rd August : Bouzincourt / Senlis sector.

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28th August-Early September : In line in front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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8th-12th October : In line in Hebuterne sector.

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26th October : Contalmaison.

November : Tours in line in Le Sars sector.

 

103 names

3513    Private

George

ADAMS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

3351    Private

Harold

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

2234    Private

Harold

AYERS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4674    Private

John

BANES

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

3222    Sergeant

George Henry

BILLSON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1686    Corporal

William

BINGHAM

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

2513    Lance Corporal

Alfred

BISHOP

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4468    Private

Wilfred

BLUNDELL

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

989    Private

James Edward

BOURNE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5696    Private

Charles Albert

BRACEBRIDGE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2964    Private

William

BRAZENALL

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Francis Arthur Noel

BROWN

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

285    Lance Sergeant

Henry

BROWN

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

2091    Lance Corporal

Wilfred

BURGESS

Died of wounds on the 9th November 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

2644    Private

Francis Hugh

BURRY

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2494    Private

John

BUSK

Died in service on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

1675    Private

Joseph

CARTWRIGHT

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3959    Private

Leonard Austin

CAUSIER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1696    Lance Corporal

Arthur William Ernest

CLAY

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4705    Private

Stanley Reginald

COATES

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

4837    Private

William Edgar

COLE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2663    Private

Frederick George

COOPER

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2314    Private

Gerald David

CORBET

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2858    Private

Ernest

CRANE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

4803    Private

George

CURRY

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

2878    Private

Joseph

DALEY

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4332    Private

Bertram George

DAVIS

Died of wounds on the 10th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Dudley Borough Cemetery

 

1934    Private

Samuel

DEARN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4171    Private

William

DEBNEY

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

2223    Private

Ernest

DUNN

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

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

5108    Private

Richard Henry

DYER

Died of wounds on the 18th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

201626    Private

Albert

EDGINGTON

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Netherton (St Andrew) Churchyard

 

2978    Private

Samuel Edward

FOLLOWS

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

5141    Private

Alfred Arthur

FRY

Died of wounds on the 27th November 1916

Rest in peace in Thatcham Cemetery

 

1876    Private

Oscar Harry

FRYER

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1946     Private

Edgar Joseph

GOODWIN

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

John William

GORRIE

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2146     Private

Sidney Harold

GORTON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Norman

GOUGH

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

1795    Lance Corporal

Harry

GREEN

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

4015    Private

Thomas

GREENFIELD

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1290     Private

James Edward

GRIFFIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1973    Private

William

HACKETT

Died of wounds on the 17th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2984     Lance Corporal

Frederick William

HANCOCK

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2062     Private

Frank

HANCOX

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1964    Private

William

HANCOX

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

2817    Private

Reginald Howard

HANDLEY

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

2116     Private

Harold Cyril

HARTLAND

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5105    Private

John Leonard

HAWKE

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Cornworthy (St Peter) Churchyard

 

4578    Private

Frederick

HILL

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

2061    Corporal

Samuel

HILL

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

200103    Private

Arthur William

HINGLEY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2594    Private

Harry

HINGLEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2168    Private

Arthur

HOLLAND

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4750    Private

John

HONNIBALL

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3137    Private

Harry

HOOKER

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

2282    Private

Giles Andrew

HUDSON

Died of wounds on the 10th August 1916

Rest in peace in Kidderminster (St John The Baptist) Church.

 

2916    Private

Samuel

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2913    Private

Richard Albert

HUMPAGE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5061    Private

Frederick

HUSSEY

Died of wounds on the 22nd November 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1855     Private

Archibald Frederick

JAY

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4830    Private

Alfred

KYLE

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

202111    Private

Charles Henry

LANSLEY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2994     Private

John Ernest

LESTER

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2749     Private

Sidney Alfred

MANLEY

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4739    Private

William Hastings

MERRITT

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4858    Private

Henry

MORCOMBE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2476     Corporal

James

NEALE

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2588     Private

George

NEWTON

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

201094    Private

John

PALMER

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3958     Private

Thomas Henry

PEARCE

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2165    Private

Henry

PIGOTT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3201    Private

Robert

POUTNEY

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2067    Private

Francis Charles

POWELL

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2369    Sergeant

Edgar

RATCLIFFE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4586    Private

Ralph Reginald

ROLLINGS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2496    Lance Corporal

Samuel

ROPER, DCM

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

4266    Private

Bert

ROUGHTON

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

4081    Private

Samuel Thomas

SCREEN

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2317    Private

Joseph

SIMMONDS

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

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3816    Private

Joseph

SKELDON

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4125    Private

Ebenezer

STEVENS

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

3102    Private

Thomas

TALBOT

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2453    Sergeant

Horace Clifford

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3151    Private

Philip

TETHER

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

2880    Private

Frederick

THOMPSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2514    Private

George Alfred

TOMS

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

4711    Private

Herbert George

TURLE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3101    Private

Thomas

TURLEY

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

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

3796    Corporal

Charles

TWYFORD

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2808     Private

William

TYLER

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2357    Lance Corporal

John

VANES

Killed in action on the 8th November 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

2568    Private

George Richard

WALTERS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1630    Private

John

WALTERS

Died in service on the 15th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Lawrence John

WAREHAM

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2800    Private

George Clarence

WEBB

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3913    Private

John

WELCH

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3329    Private

John Edward

WHITEHOUSE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20723    Private

Thomas

WHITTLE

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3418    Private

Richard

WILKS

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2158    Lance Corporal

Harry

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2498    Private

John Henry

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

2537    Private

Samuel

WOOLLEY

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial