BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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169th TRENCH MORTAR BATTERY

56th (London) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 56th (London) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st July : Attack of the Gommecourt salient.

July-August : Hebuterne sector.

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5th-27th September : Combles Operations. Capture of Combles with the French on the 26th September.

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1st-9th October : Lesboeufs sector. Fighting in front of Le Transloy.

 

1 name

301314    Sergeant

Lawrence

BEDWORTH

Detached from The 1/5th London

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

230236     Corporal

John William

CARD

Detached from The 1/1st London

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Gommecourt British Cemetery n2

55123     Lance Corporal

Keith Forster

GRAHAM

Detached from The 1/16th London

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

4376     Lance Corporal

Cecil Percy

HOLLINGHAM

Detached from The 1/16th London

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

4698     Rifleman

Stephen James

JONES

Detached from The 1/9th London

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

3804     Rifleman

Harry Cecil

KEW

Detached from The 1/16th London

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Edgar Rowe

WILLIAMSON, MC

Detached from The 1/5th London

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial