BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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8th TRENCH MORTAR BATTERY

 

3rd Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 3rd DIVISION - SOMME 1916

8th-17th July : North-West of Montauban. Taking of Bazentin-le-Grand on the 14th July.

In line between Bazentin-le-Grand and Longueval.

18th-19th July : Attacks of the Northern part of Longueval and Delville Wood;

20th-25th July : Longueval / Waterlot Farm. Attack of Delville Wood on the 23rd July.

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14th-21st August : Operations South of Guillemont.

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October / November : Serre / Redan ridge sector. Attack of Serre on the 13th November.

 

3 names

Second Lieutenant

Albert Adolphe

BOUCHER

Detached from The 7th K.S.L.I.

Died of wounds on the 16th October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

Second Lieutenant

William

McGEOCH

Detached from The King's Own Scottish Borderers

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly-Maillet Communal Cemetery Ext.

Captain

Charles Quinton

SAWYER

Detached from The 8th East Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban