BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

2/2nd WEST RIDING

FIELD COMPANY

6th Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 6th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

August : In front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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11th-28th September : Ginchy/Lesboeufs sector. Attack and taking of The Quadrilateral (15th-18th September). Capture of Lesboeufs on the 25th September.

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9th-20th October : Lesboeufs/Gueudecourt sector. Operations in front of Le Transloy.

 

8 names

Second Lieutenant

Roy Leslie

BOX

Killed in action on the 10th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

2146   Sapper

Arthur

GAMBLE

Died of wounds on the 18th October 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

2093   Sapper

Irwin

HOLDSWORTH

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

1896   Lance Corporal

James Edward

SCANLON

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2903   Sapper

Reginald Donald

SMITH

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

965   Sapper

Arthur

WELTON

Died of wounds on the 23rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

2446   Sapper

Fred Stanley

WHITHAM

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

3664   Sapper

Walter

WILDSMITH

Died of wounds on the 17th October 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery