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Royal West Kent Regiment

8th Battalion

THE QUEEN'S OWN

(Royal West Kent Regiment)

72nd Brigade / 24th Division

 

31st July : Meaulte area.

11th August : In line in front of Guillemont.

13th August : Montauban area.

15th August : In front line in front of Guillemont.

17th August : Carnoy area.

18th August : Trônes Wood.

19th August : In front line between Guillemont Station and Guillemont Quarries.

21st August : Fricourt area.

25th August : Ribemont.

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30th August : Delville Wood. In action against a German attack.

2nd September : Caterpillar Valley.

 

97 names

G/12586    Private

John Henry

ALLCHIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/11783    Private

Gordon

ASHMAN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

G/11187    Private

George Daniel

ATHERALL

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6650    Private

Carl

BAILEY

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

G/1242    Sergeant

James Henry

BAKER

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

L/10807     Private

John Alfred

BALDWIN

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

G/10732     Private

Harry

BALKVILL-LACY

Died of wounds on the 14th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/6584    Private

John James

BALL

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/554    Sergeant

Nehemiah

BARON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6403     Private

John Henry

BASS

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/3493     Private

Arthur Ernest

BAYLIS

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

G/4158    Lance Corporal

George Frederick

BLACKBURN

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/10525    Private

John

BLACKBURN

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1846    Private

Frank George

BOARD

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/818     Private

Harold Sidney Victor

BOND

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

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

G/11816    Private

William Thomas James

BOURNE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4118    Private

William Robert

BOWELL

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3020    Private

Thomas

BRADLEY

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9300    Private

Frederick Henry

BUCK

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/628    Sergeant

Walter George

CHALLIS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3931    Lance Corporal

Leonard Arthur

CHAPMAN

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2245    Private

Walter Frederick

CLARK

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/10895    Private

George Bertram

COLEMAN

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2501    Sergeant

Alfred George

COLES

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/10842    Private

Richard

COLING

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

G/2893    Private

George David

COLLINS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5722   Private

John

COOK

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/11191    Private

Herbert

DAWSON

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6675    Private

Bertie

DIPLOCK

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Sydney Ernest

DOVE

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

G/6069    Private

Victor

DOVE

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6356    Private

Albert Victor

DYKES

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5075   Private

Charles Edward

EARLY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1442     Private

George James

EATON

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

G/11887     Private

Herbert

EDWARDS

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

G/12518    Private

Charles

ELLIS

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1266    Lance Corporal

John

FARRELLY

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/10996     Private

Reuben Arthur

FISSENDEN

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Herbert

FLOWERS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/355     Lance Corporal

William Thomas

FRANCIS

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

G/12495     Private

Fredrick

FREEMAN

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

G/11621    Private

George William

GARDINER

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6444    Lance Corporal

John T.

GOWERS

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

L/10063    Corporal

James

GREENWOOD

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1039    Private

Arthur

HARMAN

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1887    Private

Horace Frederick

HOLMES

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2539    Private

James George

HUTCHISON

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/11805     Private

Edgar

IZZARD

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

240378    Private

Charles

LAKER

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2273    Private

Cecil Charles

LAWRENCE

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5861    Private

William

LAWRENCE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/10830    Private

James Joseph

LOCK

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

G/6018     Private

Richard William

LYONS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6758     Private

Albert

MOORE

Died of wounds on the 18th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

L/10816    Private

Hardy

MOYCE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/11892     Private

Charles Wesley

NASH

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/9948     Private

Percy William

NEWELL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/8202     Private

Joseph

NIXON

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2725     Private

William

ORME

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

G/2847     Private

Thomas Harold

OVENDEN

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4340    Lance Corporal

Charles Robert James

PACKARD

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6362     Private

Francis Frank

PAXTON

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2966     Private

George

PEARSON

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

G/2522     Private

Albert Edward

PENNETT

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6025     Private

Frederick Charles

POTTER

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

G/6218     Private

William Caleb

POTTER

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/10117     Private

Walter

PRIME

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3887     Private

Thomas

RAYNOR

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

L/10701     Private

George

RILEY

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1313     Private

Edward John

ROGERS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur

ROSCOE, MC

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/4233     Lance Corporal

Reginald Clunies

ROSS

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/9786     Private

William Ernest

RUMENS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/11554     Private

Charles

SAMPSON

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Nunhead (All Saints) Cemetery

 

G/1408     Private

Edward

SANDS

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

G/6874     Private

William Alfred Arthur

SIBBONS

Died of wounds on the 11th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/11650     Private

Frederick

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 13th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/11941     Private

Frederick

SMITH

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/11013     Private

Herbert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5530     Private

Thomas

SMITH

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2358     Private

William Alfred

SMITH

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/397     Private

Thomas

STACKPOOL

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6691     Private

Ernest Edward

STOW

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6287     Private

Charles Thomas

STYLES

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

G/12246     Private

Percy Jack

SWEETSER

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2828     Private

Charles George

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/12182     Private

Henry Charles

THORPE

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

G/11957     Private

Frederick Charles

TRUSCOTT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4264     Private

John

TWEEN

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

G/12474     Private

Charles

USBORNE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

G/10942     Private

Owen

WESTON

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/11851     Private

Leonard

WHITEHOUSE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/11327     Private

William

WILKINSON

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/12194     Private

Douglas Crawford

WOODS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/11844     Private

Albert Victor

WORSFOLD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4250     Private

Thomas Henry

WORTH

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

S/9144     Private

Benjamin Abraham

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

G/12520     Private

William Henry

COPELAND

22nd Manchester

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

G/2472    Private

William Henry

HARMER

72nd Trench Mortar Battery

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

G/10612     Private

Charles Thomas

PASCOE

22nd Manchester

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery