BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

1/2nd 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.

 

10 names

1212   Lance Corporal

William George

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

1153   Sapper

James

ELDRIDGE

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

902   Sapper

Harold Randolph

HILL

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

787   Sapper

Harold Thomas

HOOPER

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

1855   Sapper

Alfred Primrose

JASPER

Died of wounds on the 29th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

1235   Sapper

Charles

KENNARD

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

3073   Sapper

Albert

NEWTON

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension

 

1186   Sapper

William

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 23rd July 1916

Rest in peace in Pozieres British Cemetery

 

2753   Sapper

William John

TANNER

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

1357   Sapper

Osman M.

WALDRON

Killed in action on the 15th August 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension