BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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112th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

37th Division and 34th Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 34th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-3rd July : Attack of La Boisselle.

10th-17th July : Contalmaison sector. Attack of Pozieres on the 15th July.

31st July - 15th August : Bazentin-le-Petit sector. Attacks of Intermediate Trench.

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 37th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

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

 

14 names (7 with the 37th Division and 7 with the 34th Division)

30792    Private

Joseph

BOUCH

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

6046    Private

John

CONNOR

Died of wounds on the 29th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

6052    Private

Solomon John

DOWNES

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Gordon Dump Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Tom Overton

GERARD

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

William Julian

HUNT

Killed in action on the 11th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6069    Private

Stephen

JEFFERIES

Killed in action on the 24th November 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery

 

22139    Sergeant

Albert

LESTER

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

6077    Private

James

McLAUGHLIN

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22142    Private

William Charles

MUSKETT

Killed in action on the 17th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

6097    Private

William

SPARKS

Died of wounds on the 22nd November 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

6099    Private

Peter

SPENCE

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8894    Private

Albert

WALTON

Killed in action on the 10th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

6110    Private

John

WARBURTON

Died of wounds on the 25th November 1916

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

 

 

6114    Private

Melville

WILLIAMS

Killed in action on the 24th November 1916

Rest in peace in Ancre British Cemetery