BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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70th TRENCH MORTAR BATTERY

 

8th Division and 23rd Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 8th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-2nd July : Attack of Ovillers.

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21st October-18th November : East of Gueudecourt.

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 23rd DIVISION - SOMME 1916

3rd-11th July : Operations in front of Contalmaison. Capture of Contalmaison on the 10th July.

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26th July-8th August : Operations between Bazentin-le-Petit and Pozieres.

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19th September-9th October  : Operations in front of Le Sars. Taking of Destremont Farm on the 30th September. Capture of Le Sars on the 7th October.

 

1 name (with the 8th Division)

 

12099    Private

Reuben

LANGFORD

Detached from the 8th York and Lancaster

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial