BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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1/8th Battalion

SHERWOOD FORESTERS

139th Brigade / 46th (North Midland) Division

 

1st July : Attack of the Gommecourt Salient (in reserve).

 

22 names

305672   Corporal

J.J.

ALVEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

305025   Private

T.F.

BARLOW

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2799   Private

Frederick William

BONSER

Killed in action on the 27th June 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

5595   Private

Arthur

BONSFIELD

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

1255  Private

Frank

CLARK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2832   Private

Thomas

COPE

Killed in action on the 24th June 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

3035   Private

J.W.

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

4191   Private

Albert

ENGLISH

Killed in action on the 24th June 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

4219   Private

Archibald Evans

FROGGATT

Killed in action on the 24th June 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

3194   Lance Corporal

Alma Adolphus

GRANT

Killed in action on the 27th June 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

3277   Private

George

JEFFREY

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916 - Age 17

Rest in peace in Etretat Churchyard

 

3414   Private

Mountna

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 26th June 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

4268   Private

Ernest

JUDSON

Killed in action on the 26th June 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

1734   Corporal

Stanley

MATTHEWS, MM

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

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

4286   Private

John Wheeler

MOORE

Killed in action on the 24th June 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

1560   Corporal

Walter Gilbert

MOORE

Killed in action on the 26th June 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

268554   Private

James William

POWELL

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mansfield Woodhouse (St Edmund) Ch. Ext.

 

3044   Private

Thomas Richard

SEYMOUR

Killed in action on the 24th June 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Gommecourt Wood New Cemetery

 

2102   Lance Corporal

A.E.

SOOLEY

Died of wounds on the 25th June 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

2857   Private

G.

TALBOT

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

3779   Private

Ernest

TOYNE

Killed in action on the 26th June 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

 

 

2084   Lance Corporal

William

YOUNG

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in Mont-Huon Military Cemetery

 

 

 

 

MAN SERVING IN AN OTHER UNIT

 

2522   Corporal

Ernest

ALLEN

139th Machine Gun Company

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial