BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

Home

The Buffs (East Kent Regiment)

8th Battalion

THE BUFFS

(East Kent Regiment)

17th Brigade / 24th Division

 

31st July : Morlancourt area.

1st August : Meaulte area.

8th August : Bernafay Wood.

18th August : Attack South of Waterlot Farm.

21st August : Attack North of Guillemont (in support).

23rd August : Bray-sur-Somme.

*********

31st August : Pommiers Redoubt.

1st September : Delville Wood.

3rd September : Attacks on Wood Lane.

5th September : Fricourt.

 

140 names

G/4189     Private

Richard William

ABBOTT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/249     Private

Alfred

ALEXANDER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1498     Lance Corporal

Oscar H.

ANDERSON

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

G/3128     Lance Corporal

Harry Arthur

BABBAGE

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

G/1590     Lance Corporal

Percy Thomas

BAILEY

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

G/4744     Lance Corporal

George Emanuel

BAKER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/8690     Private

John

BAKER

Killed in action on the 5th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4210     Lance Corporal

William

BAKER

Died of wounds on the 6th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

G/3708     Private

Herbert Harold

BALLARD

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10842     Private

William

BARKHAM

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10797     Private

Frederick Leonard

BARNES

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/8468     Private

Robert John Samuel

BARR

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

G/9137     Private

John

BARROW

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

G/9029     Private

Harry Frederick

BARTON

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1373     Sergeant

George

BATCHELOR, MM

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Basil Bernard

BLACKWELL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

Second Lieutenant

Bernard Geoffrey

BOWLES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/8648     Private

Lewis Frederick

BOWLES

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2635     Lance Sergeant

Edward

BREWER

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2158     Sergeant

Alfred

BROMLEY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/842     Private

Alfred James

BULL

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1438     Private

Fred

BURROWS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1443     Private

Cecil Henry

BUSHELL

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/10254     Private

William Alfred

BUSS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5148     Sergeant

Wallace

BUTLER, DCM

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3953     Private

Harry Edward

CADY

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/2182     Private

Arthur William

CLARKE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5123     Private

Roland

COLLARD

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/4523     Lance Corporal

Horace Henry

COLLINS

Died of wounds on the 19th August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/10818     Private

Frederick William

COOK

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/7738     Corporal

Sidney

COOPER

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

G/3516     Private

Leon Walter

COPE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/10577     Lance Corporal

Frank

CORK

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4533     Private

Francis Jasper

COX

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4473     Private

Percy

CRAMPTON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/10217     Private

James

CRISPIN

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2661     Private

Alfred James

DAW

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/4265     Lance Corporal

William

DENNIS

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/8112     Company Sergeant Major

Frederick

DUMBLETON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4233     Private

Albert

EDMONDS

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/300     Corporal

John Charles

EDWARDS, served as John EDMONDS

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5405     Private

Henry Thomas

ELEY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/3977     Private

Frederick Thomas

ELLIS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5325     Private

George Crumby

ELLIS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/410     Company Sergeant Major

Albert Walter

FIELD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas

FIRMINGER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Fricourt British Cemetery

 

G/5774     Lance Sergeant

Fred

FORD

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/1850     Corporal

Percy

FOWLER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2200     Private

George

FRANKLIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3269     Private

William Edward

FRENCH

Died of wounds on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/1511     Private

James Alexander

GALE

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/9140     Private

William Alexander

HALL

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1010     Private

William Luke

HALL

Died of wounds on the 25th August 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/5276     Private

Walter Ernest

HANDLEY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3264     Private

William Thomas

HANDS

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

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/8736     Private

Herbert William

HARBAN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5559     Lance Corporal

Ernest Edward

HARDING

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/4586     Private

Frederick George

HARVEY

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

G/9095     Private

David John

HATTON

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

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

G/5565     Private

Alfred

HAYLES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

G/4486     Private

Charles

HEASMAN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3405     Private

Alexander John

HILL

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/8466     Private

Herbert

HILLS

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/8425     Private

Percy James

HINES

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1641     Private

Robert

HOLLAND

Died of wounds on the 27th August 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/8515     Private

Phillip

HOLMES

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Adrian George

HUBBARD

Died of wounds on the 30th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/5280     Private

Laurence Henry

JANAWAY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/8756     Private

Robert

JORDAN

Died of wounds on the 14th August 1916 - Age 46

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

G/884     Corporal

Edward Philip

KERSLAKE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1775     Private

James

KILLICK

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5480     Private

Leonard William Harris

KITNEY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4020     Private

William

LINDSAY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/9057     Private

Sidney Charles

MARSH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

G/1170     Private

James Charles

MARTIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2455     Lance Corporal

Leonard Frederick

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1793     Private

Edward

MATHER

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/5393     Private

Arthur

McMAHON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1554     Private

Henry

MILLINGTON

Killed in action on the 3rd-5th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5425     Private

William Thomas

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1399     Private

Stewart Charles

NIXON

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4470     Private

Francis Henry Daniel

NOLTE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

G/3118     Private

Ernest James

OHLSON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3770     Private

Alfred

PADGHAM

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4190     Private

Albert Edward

PAGET

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/1785     Sergeant

Herbert John

PAINE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5181     Private

George Thomas

PALMER

Died of wounds on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/737     Private

William

PATTEN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/10230     Private

John

PAYNE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

William James Leonard

PEACOCK

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bray Military Cemetery

 

Captain

Dudley George

PEARCE

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

G/7807     Private

Richard

PHILPOTT

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5169     Private

Albert

PILCHER

Died of wounds on the 24th August 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/5104     Private

John George

POPE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/8600     Private

Edward George

PRESCOTT

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1920     Private

Walter

PRICE

Killed in action on the 22nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5345     Private

William Boyson

PRICE

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/2089     Private

Sidney

PRIEST

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/8662     Private

Alfred

PRYKE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5240     Private

Albert

RALPH

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/8745     Private

Horace Frederick

RATCLIFF

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5315     Private

Alfred John

READ

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

G/3369     Private

Frederick

RHODES

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/2396     Private

George Richard

RIST

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4024    Private

Robert Samuel

RIVERS

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1601    Private

Alfred William Henry

ROLAND

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/89    Lance Corporal

Herbert

ROWE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5466    Private

Alfred George

RUSSELL

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2024    Corporal

James Lippett

RUSSELL

Died of wounds on the 18th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2547     Private

Cecil Edward

SARGENT

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

G/3399     Lance Corporal

Frederick St John

SAUNDERS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

John Stanley Horsfall

SHAFTO, MC

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916

Rest in peace in Bray Military Cemetery

 

G/5175     Private

Sham

SHRUBSALL

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

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/4722     Private

Thomas William

SMITH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/2677     Lance Corporal

William Ernest

SMITH

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10787     Private

Ernest William

SNELL

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

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

G/5389     Lance Corporal

Frank Herbert

SONNTAG

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/9161     Private

Albert Edward

SPICE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1114     Private

William Edward

STARKEY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3774     Private

Leonard Percival

STEVENSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1552     Private

Edgar

STUBBS

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/9192     Private

Jack

TAYLOR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10835     Private

James Thomas

THOMAS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/5484     Private

Jack

TICKNER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1407     Sergeant

Charles Ernest

TURNER

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

G/8682     Private

Arthur Charles

TYLER

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

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas William

UNDERHILL

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

Rest in peace in Bray Military Cemetery

 

G/2128     Private

Reginald Albert William

VERNON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4723    Private

Edward Charles

WEBB

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/9076    Private

Lionel

WEBB

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

L/10276     Private

Arthur James

WHEATLEY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F.Burial Ground

 

G/5457    Private

William

WHITE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/9020     Private

Charles Eric

WILSHIRE

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3718    Private

James

WOOD

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/8581     Private

Reginald George

WOOD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/4086    Private

Frederick

WOODLEY

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/1701    Private

Sidney Oswald

WORMALD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/3355    Private

George Edward

WYATT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

G/6635    Private

Harry

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

L/9289    Sergeant

Horace Edward

YOUNG

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

Captain

Maurice

ASPREY

17th Trench Mortar Battery

Killed in action on the 12th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Bray Military Cemetery