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Seaforth Highlanders

9th Battalion

SEAFORTH HIGHLANDERS

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

Pioneers Battalion of the 9th (Scottish) Division

 

Early July : Works in Fricourt and Bernafay Wood areas.

6th July : Bray-sur-Somme.

14th-19th July : Longueval / Delville Wood.

20th July : Bronfay Farm.

21st July : Meaulte area.

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8th October : Albert.

9th October : Bazentin-le-Grand Wood.

Works in Martinpuich / Eaucourt l'Abbaye sector.

27th October : Meaulte.

 

42 names

7306   Private

Alexander

AITKIN

Died of wounds on the 10th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

S/4803    Sergeant

Donald

ALLAN

Died of wounds on the 27th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/7052    Private

Robert

BAKER

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

S/10136     Private

Frank

BINDLEY

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

S/4883    Private

Ernest Henry

BOURNE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

S/10139    Private

James

COOPER

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/4400    Corporal

George

CRABBE

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/8340    Private

Daniel

DILLON

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Charles Lambert

DRUITT

Died of wounds on the 13th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

S/3973     Private

William

FERGUSSON

Died of wounds on the 22nd October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Ste Marie Cemetery

 

S/1489     Private

William

FLEMING

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

S/2690    Private

Thomas

FLYNN

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/10146     Private

Alfred

FREEMAN

Died of wounds on the 6th November 1916

Rest in peace in Netley Military Cemetery

 

S/11046     Private

Luke

GAYNER

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

S/4811     Lance Sergeant

Lindsay

HAMILTON

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

S/3941     Corporal

John

HONEY

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

S/4546     Private

William

HOWATSON

Died of wounds on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

S/1751    Private

Alexander

IRVINE

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8399    Private

William

LAIDLER

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

S/11875     Private

Sydney

LILL

Died of wounds on the 17th July 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/4506     Private

George

MACKIE

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

S/11729    Private

Robert

MASSEY

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

S/4387     Private

William A.

McKAY

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

S/5881    Corporal

James H.

McKERGO

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/13012     Private

Kenneth

McPHAIL

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

 

S/10324    Private

James F.

MILLAR

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

S/4952     Private

Alfred Arthur

NICHOLAS

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/11801     Private

John

OMAND

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

S/4655    Private

Richard G.

PATERSON

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3992    Private

Frank

PIRIE

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/4948    Private

John

RALPH

Killed in action on the 20th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5589    Private

Clifford

RENSHAW

Killed in action on the 17th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7286     Private

James Sherriff

ROBERTSON

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

S/7049    Private

David

ROSS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/9354    Private

Andrew

RUSSELL

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5622     Private

William

SHEARER

Died of wounds on the 23rd June 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

S/8019    Lance Corporal

Henry

SMITH

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7978    Lance Corporal

William James

SMITH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7247    Private

Samuel

THOMSON

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

S/7377     Lance Corporal

Daniel

TORRANCE

Died of wounds as POW on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Le Cateau Military Cemetery

 

S/2926     Private

Alexander

WILSON

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/7714    Private

James

WOODS

Died of wounds on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial