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Royal Munster Fusiliers

8th Battalion

ROYAL MUNSTER FUSILIERS

47th Brigade / 16th (Irish) Division

 

Late August / Early September : Bernafay Wood.

3rd September : Capture of Guillemont (47th Brigade detached from its Division as Corps Reserve).

7th September : East of Guillemont (with its Division).

9th September : Capture of Ginchy.

 

86 names

4165    Private

Daniel

AHERNE

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

3237    Private

Richard

BARRETT

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5844    Private

Patrick

BLOOD

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

5695    Private

Daniel

BRENNAN

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

Second Lieutenant

Francis Alfred Joseph

BROWN

Detached from 6th Leinster

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

5788    Private

Frederick Joseph

BROWN

Killed in action on the 31st August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

870    Private

James

BYRNE

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5967    Private

John

CLERY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14003    Private

Charles

CONWAY

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

4980    Corporal

Edward

COTTER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3566    Private

William

COUGHLAN

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916

Rest in peace in Mont-Huon Military Cemetery

 

4388    Private

Patrick

CUDDIHY

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7898    Private

Maurice

DALTON

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

2755    Sergeant

Joseph

DAY

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5465    Private

John

DESMOND

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916

Rest in peace in Mont-Huon Military Cemetery

 

1703    Private

Peter

DINAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3259   Lance Sergeant

Charles

DONOHUE

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

4875    Private

Henry

DOYLE

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4081    Private

Patrick

EDWARDS

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

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

967    Sergeant

Edmond

FITZGIBBONS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4521    Corporal

James

FLETCHER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Maurice

FLETCHER, MC

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension

 

1164    Private

Robert

GABBETT

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

6492   Corporal

James

GANNON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5911   Sergeant

Patrick Joseph

GARVEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

978    Sergeant

William Wood

GIBBINS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

5962    Private

John

GOODMAN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4945    Private

John

HAYES

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3256    Private

Martin

HEALY

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

10408    Private

Patrick

HEGARTY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4881    Private

Thomas

HENNESSY

Died of wounds on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

5960    Private

Charles

HERLIHY

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

 

3576    Private

Jeremiah

HERLIHY

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

18010    Lance Corporal

Joseph Ernest

HOLMES

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

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Military Cemetery

 

3966    Private

John

HUSSEY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5293    Lance Corporal

John F.

KELLEHER

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

9311    Lance Sergeant

Michael

KELLEHER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

6618    Private

John

KELLY

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4983    Corporal

Timothy

KEMP

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

2366    Private

James

LYNCH, served as ROCHE

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

4560    Private

John

MAHONY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3936    Private

Charles Frederick

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6844   Lance Corporal

John

McBENNET

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3863    Private

John

McCORMACK

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4337    Private

John

McDONNELL

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916

Rest in peace in Kilrush Church of Ireland

 

4189    Private

Hugh

McGOWAN

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2849    Private

Joseph

McNALLY

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4574    Lance Corporal

John

McNAMARA

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6746    Private

Patrick

McNAMARA

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2738    Private

Robert

MEANEY

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5742    Private

Thomas

MOFFATT

Died in Service on the 17th October 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Extension

 

2949    Private

Daniel

MOLONEY

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10700    Private

Patrick

MONAGHAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5457    Private

Michael

MORONEY

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3342    Private

Daniel

MOYNIHAN

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5652    Private

Martin

MULQUEEN

Died in Service on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

3606    Lance Corporal

Philip

NAUGHTON

Died of wounds on the 31st  August 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

3463    Lance Corporal

Bernard

O'BOY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4172    Sergeant

Arthur

O'BRIEN

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

3955    Private

James

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3644    Lance Corporal

Edward

O'BYRNE

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5838    Private

Daniel

O'FARRELL

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18021    Private

Martin

O'MALLEY

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

3315    Private

Denis

O'SHAUGHNESSY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4372    Private

Michael

O'SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4675    Private

William

REYBAULD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5749    Private

William

ROCHFORD

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1854    Private

John

RYAN

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1843    Private

Timothy

SHEENAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 45

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10194    Corporal

John

SISK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5376    Private

James

STACK

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1739    Corporal

Maurice St Joseph

STACK

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1580   Private

James

STRANNEY

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3377    Corporal

John

SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4118   Private

Michael

SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

569   Private

Thomas

SULLIVAN

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4919   Private

George

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

425   Private

Jeremiah

TWOHIG

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3884    Private

Michael

WADE

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4398   Private

James

WALSH

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

4058   Private

Patrick

WALSH

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1707   Private

Patrick Malachy

WALSH

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

4580   Corporal

William

WALSH

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

4543   Private

Patrick

WHITE

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Mont-Huon Military Cemetery

 

4523   Private

James

WIGGINS

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

5815   Private

John

WOODS

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial