BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

1/3rd DURHAM FIELD COMPANY

7th Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 7th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-5th July : Mametz operations. Capture of Mametz on the 1st July. Attacks towards Mametz Wood.

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13th-20th July : Bazentin / High Wood operations. Capture of Bazentin-le-Grand and Bazentin-le-Petit on the 14th July. Attacks on High Wood and Switch Line.

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26th August - 7th September : Delville Wood / Waterlot Farm. Attacks on Ginchy, in Delville Wood and of Brewery Trenches.

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Late November : Beaumont-Hamel / Beaucourt sector.

 

5 names

1770    Sapper

George

AMBLER

Killed in action on the 7th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

470784    Sapper

Ralph

BOWES

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Arthur Blackwood

GOWAN

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

296    Corporal

James

HARDING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

 

 

775    Corporal

Patrick

KANE

Died of wounds on the 18th October 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Hebburn Cemetery