BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

1/1st HOME COUNTIES

 FIELD COMPANY

8th Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 8th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-2nd July : Attack of Ovillers.

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21st October-18th November : East of Gueudecourt.

 

6 names

3022    Sapper

Edward Jeffrey

AUSTEN

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

456    Sapper

Sydney George

FENWICK

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2841    Sapper

George

HOMEWOOD

Killed in action on the 28th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

125    Sapper

Henry George

KNIGHT

Killed in action on the 28th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

385    Sapper

Harry

PAYNE

Killed in action on the 28th October 1916

Rest in peace in Bancourt British Cemetery

 

2661    Sapper

George

WOOD

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial