BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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MACHINE GUN CORPS

(Motor Branch)

 

 

12 names

906    Gunner

William

BAIRD

19th Battery

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

George Thomas

BAX

15th Battery

Killed in action on the 7th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

591    Gunner

Arthur

BETTS

4th Battery

Died of wounds on the 30th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

Second Lieutenant

Herbert Percival

BURCH

15th Battery

Died in service on the 20th October 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

 

92    Acting Bombardier

Benjamin Richardson

GRAHAM

4th Battery

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1275    Gunner

John

HENDERSON

15th Battery

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

698    Gunner

Martin

HERWARD

3rd Battery

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

703    Gunner

William Henry

JONES

15th Battery

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

vRest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

708    Bombardier

Walter

LEE

3rd Battery

Died of wounds on the 26h November 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

35232    Corporal

Roland Guerrier

MARSHALL

4th Battery

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

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

James Eric

SMETHAM

3rd Battery

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

1535    Gunner

Arthur

THOMAS

4th Battery

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial