BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

1/1st SOUTH MIDLAND

FIELD COMPANY

48th (South Midland) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 48th (South Midland) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-12th July : Serre Sector.

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17th-27th July : Ovillers-Pozieres sector. Attack on Pozieres and West of Pozieres on the 23rd July.

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16th-28th August : Ovillers/Leipzig Salient sector. Attacks in Leipzig Salient and of Constance Trench.

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October : Hebuterne sector.

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November : Le Sars sector.

 

7 names

Second Lieutenant

William Mitchell

CLARKE

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery

 

1772   Sapper

Arthur

CREESE

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

494772   Sapper

Ernest

HANKINS

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11   Sapper

Alfred

HARRIS

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916 - Age 48

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2945   Sapper

James

HUISH

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

88   Sapper

Stanley Frederick

PASKER

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

 

 

1034   Lance Corporal

William

REECE

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916

Rest in peace in Martinpuich British Cemetery