BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

54th FIELD COMPANY

7th Division

 

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.

 

9 names

22987    Sapper

Harry

ARMITAGE

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Bradford (Bowling) Cemetery

 

3996    Lance Corporal

Stewart

DOUGLAS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

63548    Sapper

Arthur

FRENCH

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Major

Ronald Henry

GREIG, DSO

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916 - Age 40

Rest in peace in Fricourt British Cemetery

 

20244    2nd Corporal

James Ernest

HIGGS

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

25318    Sapper

Harold James

HUTCHISON

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

19976    2nd Corporal

George

McDONALD

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

15004    Corporal

Edwin Robert

SEAGER, MM

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

10692    Sapper

Harry

TOMKINSON

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in  Mericourt-l'Abbe Cemetery Ext.