BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Duke of Wellington's

9th Battalion

DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S

(West Riding Regiment)

52nd Brigade / 17th (Northern) Division

 

3rd July : North of Fricourt.

4th-7th July : In action in front of Contalmaison.

8th July : Meaulte.

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1st-5th August : Longueval / Delville Wood.

5th August : Pommiers Redoubt.

8th August : Fricourt.

10th August : Delville Wood.

12th August : Fricourt.

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5th-11th September : In front of Gommecourt Park.

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27th October : Meaulte.

29th October : Trônes Wood.

30th October - 12th November : Tours in front line in Gueudecourt sector.

14th November : Meaulte.

 

143 names

18809    Private

Arthur

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22957    Private

George Arthur

ALLSOP

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12033    Private

Stanley

ARCHIBALD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Laurie Ritchie

ARMITAGE, MC

Died of wounds on the 25th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Otley Cemetery

 

17289    Private

James

ASHWORTH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12878    Private

George

BAILEY

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

13435    Sergeant

John

BALDWIN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15115    Private

Arthur

BALDWINSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10629    Private

William Henry

BALL

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22956    Private

Thomas

BEDDOWS

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

John Alfred

BENJAMIN

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

15664    Private

Ambrose

BENSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17461    Private

John William

BLANSHARD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11705    Private

George Frederick

BLOWERS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12979    Private

William

BOOCOCK

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12067    Private

Abraham

BOOTH

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14073    Private

Herbert

BOTTOMLEY

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14119    Private

Duncan

BOYD

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3/12625    Private

Willie

BREARLEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11417    Private

William

BRIGGS

Died of wounds on the 5th September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery

 

13741    Private

John Reginald

BUTTERFIELD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22994    Private

James

CALDWELL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/12638    Private

James Alfred

CARTLIDGE

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11542    Private

Joseph Robert

CLAPHAM

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22886    Private

Alexander

CLARK

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12650    Lance Sergeant

James

CLARK

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3/10593    Private

John

CLAYTON

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14799    Private

John

CLEARY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15057    Private

Walter

CLEGG

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17313    Private

Arthur

COOPER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22903    Private

Harold

COTTY

Killed in action on the 5th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14464    Private

James Lindsay

COUTTS, MM

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/12629    Private

Albert

CROWTHER

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Harold William

CULLING

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15293    Private

George

DAVIDSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14232    Private

Arthur Howard

DAWSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16080    Private

Joseph

DENTON

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Roy

DUNCANSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Geoffrey Otto Charles

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23729    Private

Thomas William

ELLIS

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13538    Lance Sergeant

Joseph William

ETTENFIELD

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

Rest in peace in A.I.F.Burial Ground

 

22959    Private

John Bertram

FAIRBRIDGE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Alan

FERGUSON

Died of wounds on the 4th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mericourt-l'Abbe Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

13202    Private

Arthur

FIRTH

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

15059    Private

James

FLINT

Died of wounds on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

23731    Private

Fred

FOWLER

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

18786    Private

Harry

GARSIDE

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11476    Sergeant

William

GIDLEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18634    Private

Willie

GILBY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

19642    Private

David

GILDERDALE

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13294    Private

William Arthur

GLEDHILL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22924    Private

Charles

GREEN

Died of wounds on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

13314    Company Sergeant Major

Fred

GREEN, DCM

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12176    Private

Fred

HAIGH

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18172    Private

George

HALL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/12133    Corporal

Joseph

HARTLEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 43

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11428    Private

George

HERSON

Died of wounds on the 8th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

11499    Private

Lewis

HEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18825    Private

Hiram

HILL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mericourt-l'Abbe Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

11304    Private

Horace

HILLARY

Died of wounds on the 13th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Skipton (Waltonwrays) Cemetery

 

13993    Private

William Edmund

HINTON

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12500    Private

Arnold

HIRST

Died of wounds on the 12th November 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery Extension

 

16067    Private

Sydney John

HODGE

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17797    Private

William

HOPKINSON

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

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

 

22895    Private

Tom

HOULDEN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12916    Lance Corporal

George Gregory

HUDSON

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12724    Private

Walter

HUGHES

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11500    Private

William Edward

ISHERWOOD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17453    Lance Corporal

Tyson

JACKSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15033    Private

Michael

JENNINGS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/12688    Lance Corporal

Joseph

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18200    Private

Arnold

JOWETT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22901    Private

John

LAHIVE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22910    Private

Joseph

LAZENBY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14996    Private

Robert

LONSDALE

Killed in action on the 5th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Eric

MALLINSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

22939    Lance Corporal

Frank

MARRIOTT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17456    Private

John

MARSHALL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12715    Private

John

McHALE

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

12181    Private

Frank

MITCHELL

Died of wounds on the 9th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

14998    Private

William

MOOR

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12750    Private

Carl Stephen

MOULDING

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17448    Private

Tom

MUFF

Died of wounds on the 6th August 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

18860    Private

Harold

MURGATROYD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/11624    Private

John Henry

MURPHY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18892    Private

Benjamin

NEWBOULT

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

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

12301    Sergeant

Ernest

NOBLE

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/16362    Lance Corporal

Thomas

OAKEY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15104    Private

Fred

OGDEN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19230    Private

Joseph

PARKES

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

11174    Sergeant

John Reginald

PATTISON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11166    Private

Edgar

PEARCE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

22929    Lance Corporal

Albert

PETTICAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14060    Lance Corporal

Norman

PICKLES

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18209    Private

Herbert

PILLING

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22920    Private

James

POOLE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3/12750    Lance Corporal

Sam

RABY

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20725    Private

Peter

RATTIGAN

Killed in action on the 7th November 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

17907    Private

John

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15062    Private

Harry

ROBINSON, MM

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15042    Private

George

RODGERS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12455    Corporal

Richard

ROSSALL, DCM

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11549    Private

Orlando

ROUSE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 Lieutenant

John William Binfield

RUSSELL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 22887    Private

David

SAUNDERSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17960    Private

Hiram

SENIOR

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 3/12767    Corporal

John Edward

SHEARD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 10929    Private

Manuel

SILBURG

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 Lieutenant

Percy William

SIMPSON

Killed in action on the 1st November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11840    Private

Daniel

SMITH

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12193    Private

Percy

SMITH

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

 18771    Private

William Robert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11781    Lance Corporal

Arthur Bruce

STEAD

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

 13263    Private

Harry

STEAD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17922    Private

Fred

SUTCLIFFE

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17822    Private

Leonard

SUTCLIFFE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 12088    Corporal

Willie

SYKES

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17917    Private

Hubert Harry

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17946    Private

John Irvin

TAYLOR

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12161    Private

William Henry

TEAL

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 16565    Private

James

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 4th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12976    Private

Anthony

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 22932    Private

William Henry

THOMPSON

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 12896    Private

Harold Saville

THORNE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18821    Private

Thomas Edward

THORPE

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15504    Private

James

TOLAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12841    Lance Corporal

John Henry

TURNER

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 20525    Private

Charlie

WALKER

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6538    Sergeant

Alfred Edward

WALLIS

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11659    Private

Charles

WEBSTER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11040    Sergeant

Joshua

WEBSTER

Died in service on the 21st July 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

8177    Lance Corporal

Thomas

WHITE

Killed in action on the 6th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18823    Private

George

WHITEHEAD

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17708    Private

John

WIDDUP

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18869    Private

Bertie

WILKINSON

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Edward Wilson

WILKINSON

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13329    Private

John Clarence

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916

Rest in peace in Mericourt-l'Abbe Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

17938    Private

Frank

WOOD

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Ralph Miles

WOOD

Died of wounds on the 9th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

12144    Lance Sergeant

Frederick Arthur

WOODWISS

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12961    Private

Stanley

WRIGGLESWORTH

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15080    Private

Michael

WYNN

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916 - Age 238

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

17607    Private

Harry

YATES

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial