BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

2/1st WEST RIDING

FIELD COMPANY

49th (West Riding) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 49th (West Riding) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

July-September : Thiepval sector / Ancre valley.

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October / November : Foncquevillers sector.

 

17 names

2719   Sapper

Thomas

BATTY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

2422   Sapper

Thomas

BEST

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

3348   Sapper

Harold

COOPER

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3832   Sapper

Thomas Archibald

CUCKSON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1496   Sapper

Arthur

FROGGATT

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

3668   Sapper

Leonard

GERMAINE

Died of wounds on the 7th July 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

2394   Sapper

Joseph

HINTON

Died of wounds on the 8th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

Major

Alan Faber

HOBSON, DSO

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2830   Sapper

Arthur

HOWARD

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Stanley Cotmore

JONES

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3007   Sapper

Charles Henry

KAY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

2456   Lance Corporal

Albert Henry

KING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

1494   2nd Corporal

Joseph

LORD

Died of wounds on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

1481   Sergeant

Charles E.

LOWE, MM

Killed in action on the 20th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

968   Sapper

Arthur

McCLARENCE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Aveluy Wood Cemetery

 

12904    Sergeant

Richard George

MOORE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

 

2543   Sapper

Tom Brindley

PRICE

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial