BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

1/1st WEST RIDING

FIELD COMPANY

29th Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 29th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

July : Auchonvillers sector. Attack of Beaumont-Hamel and Y Ravine on the 1st July.

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12th-30th October : Gueudecourt sector. 88th Brigade detached to 12th (Eastern) Division. Fighting for Hilt Trench, Bayonet Trench and Grease Trench.

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18th November-12th December : Lesboeufs-Le Transloy sector.

 

8 names

2725   Sapper

Edwin

CARR

Died of wounds on the 20th July 1916

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension

 

1387   Lance Corporal

Frederick Henry

CAVE

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 39

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1699   Sapper

George Henry Grenville

DICKINSON

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension

 

2521   Sapper

Frederick Percy William

HALLS

Died of wounds on the 11th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

Second Lieutenant

John

HOWARTH

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated in Tideswell (St John the Baptist) Chuch.

 

3367   Sapper

Benjamin

MARSH

Died of wounds on the 4th November 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

3506   Sapper

Charles

QUANTOCK

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

 

 

Lieutenant

James Hawthorne

SIMPSON

Died of wounds on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery