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Cheshire Regiment

9th Battalion

CHESHIRE REGIMENT

58th Brigade / 19th (Western) Division

 

30th June : Near Albert.

1st July : Tara-Usna Line then Lochnagar Crater sector.

2nd-4th July : Attacks on La Boisselle.

4th July : Tara-Usna Line.

6th July : Near Becourt Wood.

7th July : Heligoland sector. A Coy in support position in front of Contalmaison.

8th July : Albert.

9th July : Baizieux.

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20th July : Becourt Wood.

21st July : Mametz Wood. Carrying parties in Bazentin-le-Petit Wood.

31st July : Fricourt.

1st August : Behencourt.

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7th-13th October : In line in Hebuterne sector.

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21st October : Bouzincourt. Working parties in Thiepval sector.

26th October : In front line in Stuff Trench.

30th October : Donnet Post.

2nd November : In front line in Lucky Way.

5th November : Donnet Post.

9th November : Near Aveluy.

11th November : Thiepval sector.

13th November : In front line in Stuff Trench.

16th November : Near Aveluy.

18th November : Attack on Desire Trench.

 

155 names

52348    Private

Robert William

BARLOW

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

52259    Lance Corporal

John Ferry

BARR

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

25989    Private

David

BASNETT

Killed in action on the 22nd November 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

18090    Lance Corporal

Jabez Vincent

BEDDOWS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery

 

29664     Private

Edward

BERRY

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

49713    Private

Harry

BERRY

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22182     Private

Frederick

BEW

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27866    Private

John Reginald

BLACKHURST

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12148    Private

Ernest

BLEAKLEY

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

49840    Private

Samuel

BOOTH

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12483     Sergeant

Herbert

BOSTOCK

Died of wounds on the 22nd August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Birkenhead (Flaybrick Hill) Cemetery

 

18591    Sergeant

Ellis

BOULTON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

13506    Private

John

BOWDEN

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11890    Private

Alexandra

BOWKER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33571     Private

Arthur Edward

BRADSHAW

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12515    Lance Corporal

George Leslie

BRERETON

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Norfolk Cemetery

 

27925     Private

Arthur

BROOKS

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12703     Private

William

BROWN

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30018     Private

David Harold

BURCHILL

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

52224    Private

John George

BUSS

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13425     Private

Frank

CANOVAN

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

11776    Private

Albert

CARTWRIGHT

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

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

49877    Private

William

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

33521     Private

John

CONNOLLY

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32535     Private

Harold

COOKSON

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

52175    Private

Frank

COOPE

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32582    Private

Herbert

COOPER

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12899     Private

Charles

COPPENHALL

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

14501    Lance Sergeant

Edward

CORNS

Killed in action on the 9th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29908     Private

William

COULMAN

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13786     Private

James

COUZINS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

52216    Private

James George

CRACKNELL

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11720     Private

Thomas William

CROFTS

Died of wounds on the 5th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

49879    Private

James

CRONE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28343     Private

John Cooper

CUNLIFFE

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Meaulte Military Cemetery

 

15609    Private

Albert

CURBISHLEY

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12293    Private

William

CURRIE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32817    Private

Albert

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

23345    Private

Arthur

DAVIES

Detached from The 15th Cheshire

Died of wounds on the 4th November 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

49883    Private

Darroll

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12091    Lance Sergeant

Leslie

DODD

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33605    Private

William

ELLISON

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Norfolk Cemetery

 

17095     Private

Daniel

EVANS

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

15598     Sergeant

Rowland

EVANS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Ashton

EVANS

Died of wounds on the 16th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

33537     Private

Arthur

FINNIGAN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

52240    Private

Albert Edward

FISHLOCK

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12752    Lance Corporal

William

FLEET

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

28822    Private

John

FORRESTER

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Manchester (Gorton) Cemetery

 

11718    Private

Thomes

FREARSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Rest in peace in Cerisy-Gailly French National Cemetery

 

11738   Corporal

Bertram

FRITH

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28732     Private

Frank

GARDNER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12494     Private

James

GILBRIDE

Died of wounds on the 7th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Ellesmere Port (Christ Church) Church.

 

12171     Private

Ernest

GODDARD

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17599     Private

Alfred

GOODALL

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15247     Private

Frederick

GOODWIN

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

11820     Private

John

GREEN

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27919     Private

John

GRUNDEY

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

16347    Private

Samuel

HALEWOOD

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15479     Private

Robert

HALL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

35577    Private

Frederick William

HALLAM

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

49688    Private

George

HALLOWS

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

12477     Corporal

Dennis

HANLEY

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18107    Corporal

Bertram John

HARDING

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12637     Private

Edward

HARRISON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15270     Private

Timothy

HARROP

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12326    Private

Ernest

HAYWARD

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

52263    Private

Robert

HIGGINBOTTOM

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28797    Private

Michael

HOGAN

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

11155    Private

Harry

HORNBY

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

52249    Private

Jackson

HORSFALL

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11866     Lance Corporal

Henry Victor

HUBBARD, DCM

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10924     Private

John

HULSE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33595    Private

Alfred

HUNT

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Meaulte Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Archibald

HUNTER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Thomas Leslie

JACKSON, MC

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

11783     Corporal

Benjamin

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26300    Private

John

JOHNSON

Died of wounds on the 9th November 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

49690    Private

Michael

JOINSON

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12893     Private

Henry

JONES

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21935     Private

Thomas

JONES

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33622    Private

John

KELLY

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17475    Private

Stephen

KELLY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23091     Corporal

Thomas Francis

KELLY

Died of wounds on the 22nd November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

25004     Private

Denis

LALLY

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15381    Private

Frederick George

LEECH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12511    Private

Horrocks William

LEECH

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

20/188     Private

Ernest Kirkham

LEIGH

Detached from The 16th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

33559    Private

William

LEVER

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

35256    Private

Frank

LLEWELLYN

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28748    Private

William Edward

LLOYD

Died of wounds on the 19th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

16086     Lance Corporal

Frederick

LYONS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

52233    Private

John Haddon Samuel

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 2nd November 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33579     Private

Thomas

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11815     Lance Corporal

Ernest

MAYNARD

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

28755    Private

William Arthur

McGIBBON

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Bordon Military Cemetery

 

28700     Lance Corporal

John

McGRAIL

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

49901     Private

William

McNERNEY

Died of wounds on the 21st November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

12825     Private

Abraham

MILLWARD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

49697     Private

George Henry

MOLYNEUX

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17150     Lance Corporal

Henry

MONKS

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

49900     Private

William John

MORRIS

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

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

18084     Private

Harry

MOSELEY

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9216     Sergeant

Alick

MOTTERSHEAD

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

26034     Private

Harry

NEILD

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13654     Private

Thomas

PALMER

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

33648     Private

Richard

PAYNE

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18556     Private

Robert

PEACH

Killed in action on the 27th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20/131     Private

James Arthur

PEARSON

Detached from The 16th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

17461     Private

George

PROTHEROE

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12890     Private

Ernest Frederick

PYE

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

20/114     Private

Thomas

QUIRK

Detached from The 16th West Yorkshire

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

33513     Private

Edward Cornelius

REDMOND

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28771     Private

John

RIDING

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28335     Private

Richard

RIGG

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33591     Private

William

RIMMER

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33635     Private

Robert

RODGER

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

17506     Lance Corporal

Thomas

ROSE

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32554     Private

Edward

ROYLE

Died of wounds on the 23rd November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

13455     Private

Reuben

RUFFLER

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

Allan

SERNBERG

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17337     Private

William

SHAW, DCM

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

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

11789     Private

Thomas

SHONE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23379    Private

William

SIMM

Detached from The 15th Cheshire

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

19098     Private

Timothy

SINGLETON

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

49704     Private

Samuel

SKELHORN

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

49911     Private

Ernest Braithwaite

SMITH

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

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

James Norman

SMITH

Detached from The 15th Liverpool

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

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

16085     Private

Robert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11141     Private

Henry Hubert

SPARKES

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

27462     Private

John

STACEY

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

28781     Private

Albert

STEEL

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

23147     Private

David

STOCKTON

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

52266     Private

George Baird

SUMMERS

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15588     Private

Ernest

SWINDELLS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11771     Private

Robert

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

49709     Private

Ernest

TIDDY

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

49873     Private

William

TIERNEY

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

32569    Private

Edward

TONKINSON

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33527     Private

John Thomas

TURNER

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

33628     Private

Harry

UNGER

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28786     Lance Corporal

Arthur William

VAUGHAN

Died of wounds on the 17th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

15/1214    Private

Thomas

WAIT

Detached from The 15th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Norfolk Cemetery

11743     Private

George

WAKEFIELD

Died of wounds on the 20th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Sandbach Heath (St John) Churchyard

 

27568     Private

Thomas William

WILBRAHAM

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Nantwich General Cemetery

 

32966    Private

Harold

WILKINSON

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28792     Private

John

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11162     Private

George

WILLIAMSON

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18078     Private

Arthur

WILLIS

Died of wounds on the 23rd November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

W/194     Private

George

WILSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

52335    Private

William

WINSHIP

Died of wounds on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33518    Private

William

WOODS

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12216    Private

Abraham

WORRALL

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11888    Corporal

Thomas John

WORRALL

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Stump Road Cemetery

 

 

18502    Lance Corporal

Harry

YARWOOD

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

MEN SERVING IN OTHER UNITS

17821    Private

Joseph

BUTTERWORTH

1st Cheshire

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

34692  Private

James Noel

GRIFFITHS

1st South Wales Borderers

Killed in action on the 24th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial