BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Machine Gun Companies

 

108th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

36th (Ulster) Division

 

1st July : Attack on the two banks of the Ancre river.

 

24 names

17676    Private

William Robert

ABBOTT

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17677    Private

William George

BEATTIE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17678    Private

George

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

17775    Company Sergeant Major

William John

BROWN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17674    Corporal

Robert John

CORKEN

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17783    Private

John

COURTNEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Captain

James Samuel

DAVIDSON

Detached from The 13th Royal Irish Rifles

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

17714    Private

Andrew

DAVISON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Mesnil Communal Cemetery Extension

 

17687    Lance Corporal

George Henry

HULL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17688    Private

James

LENNON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17798    Private

Robert Allen

McILRATH

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17743    Corporal

William Lindsey

MURPHY

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

Rest in peace in Heath Cemetery

 

 

 Lieutenant

James Dermot

NEILL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17778    Corporal

David

ORR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Dyker Stanton

PRIESTLEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8275    Private

Ralph

RANNER

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Rest in peace in A.I..F. Burial Ground

 

10507    Private

William James

REEVES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

19184    Rifleman

William

REID

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Turner

RICHARDSON

Detached from the 12th Royal Irish Rifles

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

17768    Private

Robert

STEWART

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17774    Private

Robert

THOMPSON

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

17700    Private

Francis

TODD

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in A.I..F. Burial Ground.

 

8112    Lance Corporal

Charles

TWELVES

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17773    Private

Hugh Skilling

WILSON

Died of wounds on the 6th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery