BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

156th FIELD COMPANY

16th (Irish) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 16th (Irish) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

Late August-10th September : Operations of Guillemont and Ginchy. 47th Brigade involved in the capture of Guillemont on the 3rd September under the 20th (Light) Division. Capture of Ginchy on the 9th September.

 

5 names

97432   Sapper

William

CLEWLEY, MM

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

113696    Sapper

John William

FRENCH

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 38

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

65789    Sapper

William

HESTER

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

97873    Sapper

Frank William

HURST

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

97676    Sapper

Alfred

WYATT

Died of wounds on the 18th September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery