BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Light Trench Mortar Batteries

 

63rd TRENCH MORTAR BATTERY

 

21st Division and 37th Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 21st DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-3rd July : Attack North of Fricourt.

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12th-17th July : Mametz Wood. Attack and capture of Bazentin-le-Petit Wood and Bazentin-le-Petit village on the 14th July.

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17th-30th September : East of Flers. Fighting for Gird Trenches. Capture of Gueudecourt on the 25th-26th September.

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 37th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

13th-18th November : Hamel / Beaucourt / Beaumont-Hamel heights operations. Taking of the Bois de Hollande.

 

3 names (2 with the 21st Division, 1 with the 37th Division)

SR/6290    Sergeant

Charles Henry

DIPLOCK

Detached from The 4th Middlesex

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

69557    Gunner

William

HILL

Royal Field Artillery

Killed in action on the 20th October 1916 - Age 31

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

Lieutenant

Charles

SYKES

Detached from The 10th York and Lancaster

Killed in action on the 2nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial