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Seaforth Highlanders

8th Battalion

SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS

(Ross-Shire Buffs, The Duke of Albany's)

44th Brigade / 15th (Scottish) Division

 

8th August : Albert area.

14th August : Scots Redoubt.

16th August : Contalmaison area.

17th August : Attack and taking of the Switch Elbow.

20th August : Scots Redoubt.

22nd August : Contalmaison area.

26th August : In front line in front of Martinpuich.

28th August : Scots Redoubt.

30th August : Albert area.

4th September : Scots Redoubt.

5th September : In reserve position in Contalmaison / Bazentin-le-Petit area.

13th September : Becourt Wood.

14th September : Contalmaison area.

16th September : Martinpuich.

18th September : Albert area.

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6th October : Becourt Wood.

8th October : In front line in Le Sars sector.

15th October : Martinpuich.

18th October : Bazentin-le-Petit.

21st October : East of Martinpuich.

24th October : In front line in Le Sars sector.

26th October : East of Martinpuich.

28th October : Contalmaison.

1st November : Becourt.

 

93 names

S/9007    Private

George

AIRD

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10929    Private

John G.

BANKS

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

S/9580    Private

Daniel

BARCLAY

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8964    Private

James

BIRNEY

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

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

S/6034    Lance Corporal

Ernest

BLOOR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11442    Private

Alexander

BRAND

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3820    Private

David

BROWNLIE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10972    Private

Peter

BUTLER

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12695    Private

William

CAMERON

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

S/7515    Private

Hugh

CAMPBELL

Died of wounds on the 15th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/3698    Private

Murdo

CAMPBELL

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/6758    Private

Peter

CHALMERS

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8297    Lance Corporal

Ernest

COOK

Died of wounds on the 17th August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Fricourt British Cemetery

 

S/10928    Private

Donald

CORMACK

Killed in action on the 7th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/6059    Private

John Main

CORMIE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11387    Private

Walter

COWAN

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

S/6341    Private

William

CRAIGIE

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11862    Lance Corporal

Charles

CROLL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12605     Private

Donald Gunn

CUNNINGHAM

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/10977    Private

David

DEARNESS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8173    Private

John

DODDS, served as KELLY

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/3270    Lance Corporal

Alexander

DOIG

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12542    Private

Alexander

DOULL

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12610    Private

Alexander

DOULL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/6174    Private

Thomas

FLANNIGAN

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

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

S/9037    Private

John

FORBES

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12519    Private

Joseph

GALLAGHER

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8004    Private

Robert

GEDDES

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Kenneth Henry

GRANT

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

10126    Lance Corporal

Gavin

GRAY

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

S/11632    Private

John B.

GRUNDY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/1481    Sergeant

Thomas

HAMILTON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9281    Private

Stephenson

HANKINSON

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9186    Private

James

HEALY

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10647    Private

William

HEDDLE

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

S/8165     Private

John

HENDERSON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11396     Private

Peter

HILL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11924    Private

James Andrew

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 19th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8853    Private

John

JOHNSON, MM

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

S/10752     Private

Ernest

KAY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8164     Private

Thomas Hay

KEIR

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

S/12545    Private

David R.

LAWRENCE

Killed in action on the 14th October 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12948     Private

Robert

LEASK

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

S/12643    Private

Thomas

LEASK

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9586     Private

William

LENNON

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11917     Private

William

LLOYD

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/3530     Lance Corporal

George

LOCKHART

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7514     Private

Francis

LOVE

Died of wounds on the 14th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3/6906     Private

Kenneth

MACARTHUR

Died of wounds on the 12th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

S/12710     Private

Kenneth

MACINTYRE

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

S/7207    Lance Corporal

John

MacIVER

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

3/6744     Company Sergeant Major

Donald

MACKAY

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

S/12644     Private

Edwin C.

MacKAY

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

S/6374     Private

Archibald Angus MacCalman

MacLACHLAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8744     Private

Robert

McBURNIE

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3298     Private

John

McCLUSKEY

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

S/9076    Private

John

McCONNELL

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

 

S/3874     Private

George

McCRONE

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

S/12591     Private

Robert

McDILL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/4517     Corporal

Robert

McDONALD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/6336     Lance Corporal

George

McLEERIE

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

3/7379     Private

John

McLEOD

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

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/2683     Lance Corporal

Donald

McPHERSON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9264     Lance Corporal

Claude

MERCER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

S/11902     Private

Charles W.

MILBOURN

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5742     Lance Corporal

David

MILLER, MM

Killed in action on the 26th August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

S/12691     Private

John

MORRISON

Killed in action on the 17th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8906     Private

James

PARK

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9444     Lance Corporal

Clifford

PARRY

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

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

S/10671     Corporal

Harold

PATERSON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10851     Private

James

PATERSON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13622    Sergeant

John Rodger

PENNYCOOK

Detached from The 6th Cameron Highlanders

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

S/12614     Private

John James

PETERSON

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10966     Private

James

PETRIE

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2948     Corporal

John Kinnell

REID

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9109     Private

Stanley Lee

ROSS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11483     Private

William

SCOTT

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11383     Private

Walter

SIM

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11491     Lance Corporal

Reuben

SIMS

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12604     Private

George McKay

SINCLAIR

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/12583     Private

James

SMITH

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9595     Private

Robert Innes

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Ingham (St Bartholomew) Churchyard

 

S/7884     Company Sergeant Major

Clinton Ralph

STRICKLAND

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/11876     Lance Corporal

Fred

SWIFT

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9624     Private

James

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5131    Sergeant

Francis

TRAINER

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/2798     Sergeant

Alexander

WADDELL

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9634     Private

Charles

WARD

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 28

est in peace in Bazentin-le-Petit Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/4880     Private

Robert

WATSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8814     Private

Donald Alexander

WEBSTER

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3020     Sergeant

John

WEIR

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

John Edward

WINK

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/9488     Private

Bert William

WOODHOUSE

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

S/9699     Private

William G.

BAIN

44th Trench Mortar Battery

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

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

S/8933    Lance Corporal

Moncrieffe

COLBOURNE

44th Machine Gun Company

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

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Ext.