BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

2nd 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.

 

11 names

Lieutenant

Alexander Duff Brownlee

DON

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

145174     Sapper

Timothy

DONOVAN

Died of wounds on the 9th November 1916 - Age 35

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

34442     Lance Corporal

John

HARRISON

Died of wounds on the 28th November 1916 - Age 43

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

45424    Sapper

William

HEWITT

Died of wounds on the 23rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33038    Lance Corporal

Walter Henry

LOWE

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17356    Sapper

Philip John

LUCE

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

146618    Sapper

John Forth

MAKEY

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Stanley George

MARRIOTT

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

46819    Lance Corporal

Alexander

McINNES

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

19340    Corporal

J.J.

PRIOR, MM

Killed in action on the 23rd October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

 

 

18129    2nd Corporal

Thomas Henry George

TROUT

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2