BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

69th FIELD COMPANY

12th (Eastern) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 12th (Eastern) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

2nd-8th July : Attacks of Ovillers.

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20th-24th July :  In front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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27th July-13th August :  Operations between Ovillers and Pozieres. Fighting for Western Trench, Ration Trench, Skyline Trench.

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1st-19th October : Gueudecourt. Fighting for Rainbow Trench, Bayonet Trench, Grease Trench.

 

8 names

59584    Lance Corporal

Harry

BAWDEN

Killed in action on the 7th August 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

49118    Sapper

Edward William

FRAMPTON

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

6595    Sapper

George

GRAINGER, MM

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Rest in peace in Longueval Road Cemetery

 

57195    Sapper

George William

HALL

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Longueval Road Cemetery

 

40562    Sapper

Alfred

HAMON

Killed in action on the 3rd August 1916

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

140724    Sapper

Richard

PARROTT

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44286    Sapper

William

STEPHENSON

Died of wounds on the 13th October 1916

Rest in peace in Longueval Road Cemetery

 

 

 

143118    Sapper

Herbert James

WEBBER

Died of wounds on the 13th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery