BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

157th 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.

 

3 names

63651    Pioneer

George Percy

ARGENT

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

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

95557   Sapper

Alfred

ELDRIDGE

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44093   Sapper

Paul

LEAR

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial