BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

56th FIELD COMPANY

3rd Division

 

Operations of the 3rd Division

8th-13th July : Montauban sector.

14th July : Taking of Bazentin-le-Grand.

18th-25th July : Longueval / Delville Wood.

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15th-21st August : Guillemont South sector.

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13th November : Attack on Serre.

 

10 names

28300 Lance Corporal

George Herbert

BASTABLE

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

12585 Driver

Alfred George

BYE

Died of wounds on the 23rd November 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

 

20268 Driver

George Ernest

CROCKFORD-REEVES

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

22471 Sergeant

Frank

DOWNING

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

23603 Corporal

Fred

FARMERY

Died of wounds on the 31st July 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

88922 Sapper

David Alexander

McKAY

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 44

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Donaldson Lizars

SAVAGE

Died of wounds on the 15th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

41145 Driver

William

SHARPE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

20559 Driver

John Siddall

WARD

Died of wounds on the 13th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Courcelles-au-Bois Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

 

59686 Sapper

John Joseph

WRIGHT

Died of wounds on the 17th August 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension