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Royal Sussex Regiment

8th Battalion

ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT

Pioneers of the 18th (Eastern) Division

 

1st-7th July : In action and works in Montauban sector.

7th July : Meaulte area.

10th-12th July : Works on the Road Maricourt-Montauban.

13th-14th July : Trônes Wood.

15th-18th July : Works in Bernafay Wood/Trônes Wood area.

19th July : Bray-sur-Somme area.

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3rd September : Aveluy Wood.

Works in Aveluy/Ovillers area.

26th September/5th October :  Thiepval sector.

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12th October : La Boisselle area.

Works in Courcelette sector.

21st October-November : Digging of communication trenches and Road works in Courcelette/Pozieres area.

 

76 names

G/4287     Private

Ernest

ADSETT

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1986     Private

Albert Edward

ALLWRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 15th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/2056     Private

George John

ANDREWS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1740    Private

Belcher

BAYTON

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

G/2843     Private

Walter

BISH

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

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

G/1903     Private

George William

BISHOP

Died of wounds on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated in Brighton (Extra-Mural) Borough Cemetery

 

G/2081     Private

Frederick Edward

BOXALL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

SR/280     Company Sergeant Major

David

BURCHELL

Killed in action on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

G/2274    Private

Cyril Victor

BUSS

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/1594     Lance Corporal

Charles

CAIGER

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2713    Private

Frederick John

COMPER

Died of wounds on the 30th June 1916

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

G/2050    Private

Henry

COOMBS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2521     Private

Frederick Samuel

COTTINGHAM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2701     Corporal

Percy John

COURT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2664    Private

Albert

CROUCHER

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2424     Lance Corporal

John

DAUGHTRY, MM

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/8160    Private

Reginald Ernest

DUNSTER

Died of wounds on the 29th November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

G/2282    Private

Arthur Reginald

DURRANT

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2513     Lance Corporal

Albert Henry

DYER

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

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

G/2390    Private

Charles Edward

FORD

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2096     Private

William Percy

FREEMAN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2027    Private

Leonard

GABELL

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/893     Private

Charles Alfred

GASSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2779    Private

George

GIBSON

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

G/2202    Private

Frederick

GOODSELL

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/7064    Private

John

HART

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5947    Private

John

HEAP

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2016    Private

Percy

HURN

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

G/1776    Private

Harry

JEAL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Horace Douglas Meadows

KEMP

Died of wounds on the 31st August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Oxford (Botley) Cemetery

 

G/2298    Corporal

Henry John Noel

KENWARD

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2756    Private

Charles Edward

KETCHER

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

G/2052    Private

Frank

KNAGGS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2515    Private

Henry James

LANGRIDGE

Died of wounds on the 17th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

G/1763    Private

Richard

LEE

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/878    Private

Herbert

LELLIOTT

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/9061     Sergeant

Luther

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

Captain

Horace Waren

MEADE

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

G/2033    Private

Ernest John

MERRYWEATHER

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

G/2212    Private

Charles Daniel

MOON

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/4283    Private

John

MUIR

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

Rest in peace in Albert Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/1783    Private

Henry

NEWMAN

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/2670     Lance Corporal

Leonard

NEWNHAM

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

G/2702    Lance Corporal

John Edwin

NYE

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Burgess Hill (St Andrew) Churchyard

 

GS/338    Private

William Frederick

PALMER

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2547     Lance Corporal

Horace

PARKES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

G/1930    Corporal

Albert

PUTLAND

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

Rest in peace in Hailsham Cemetery

 

G/1933    Private

Roland

REES

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2444    Private

William

RICE

Died of wounds on the 1st November 1916 - Age 219

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

G/18275    Private

William

RICHARDS

Died of wounds on the 28th October 1916

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

G/2454     Private

Herbert

RIDGWAY

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2063    Private

Charles

ROTHWELL

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2389    Private

William George

SCUTT

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2689     Private

James William

SEAMAN

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2297    Private

James

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 30th June 1916

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/1969    Private

Walter

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/18287    Private

George

SPENCER

Died of wounds on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

G/1611    Lance Corporal

Sydney

STACEY

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

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/2304     Private

Charles

STEVENS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/2131     Lance Corporal

Harry

STEVENS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2105     Private

Ernest John

STUNT

Killed in action on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Bapaume Post Military Cemetery

 

L/11064     Lance Corporal

Henry

STUNT

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

G/91    Private

William George

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/2032    Lance Corporal

Charles Victor

TRAYHURN

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

G/2127     Private

Frederick William

VENESS

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/7277    Private

Gideon James

VINCENT

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

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/18283     Private

William Arthur

WALKER

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Edward Percy

WALLIS

Detached from Royal Lancaster

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

Rest in peace in Bapaume Post Military Cemetery

G/2025     Lance Corporal

Thomas William

WARD

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2272     Private

Joseph

WATSON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1617     Private

George

WEBB

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3907     Private

Walter Henry

WENHAM

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/10092     Private

Henry Hawes

WERE

Killed in action on the 4th October 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

Captain

John Dudley

WHYTE

Killed in action on the 13th-14th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

G/1902    Private

Thomas

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 25th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

 

Lieutenant

Edgar Reginald

WILLIS

Killed in action on the 13th-14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

Lieutenant

John de Carrich

CHEAPE

13th Royal Sussex

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

Captain

Arthur Stanley

FABIAN

13th Royal Sussex

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery