BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

78th FIELD COMPANY

17th (Northern) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 17th (Northern) DIVISION

1st-11th July : Capture of Fricourt on the 2nd July. Operations towards Contalmaison and Mametz Wood.

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1st-12th August : Longueval / Delville Wood.

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Mid August-Mid September : Tours in front line in Hebuterne / Foncquevillers sector.

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30th October-12th November : Lesboeufs / Le Transloy sector. Fighting for Zenith Trench.

 

6 names

42876    Sergeant

Robert George

BRIDGEMAN

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

42867    Sergeant

James

HEBDON

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

51752   Sapper

Neil Fairlie

McCULLOCH

Killed in action on the 13th September 1916 - Age 36

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

49323    Sapper

Andrew

McLANACHAN

Killed in action on the 9th July 1916

Rest in peace in Norfolk Cemetery

 

49148    Sapper

James

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

50476   2nd Corporal

Walter

STRIBBLING

Died of wounds on the 8th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery