BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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116th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

39th Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 39th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

2nd September-Mid October  : North of the Ancre front line. Attack on the 3rd September near the Ancre River.

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October/November : Thiepval sector. Capture of Schwaben Redoubt on the 14th October and taking of Stuff trench on the 21st October.

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Late October/ November : Ancre Valley. Capture of St Pierre-Divion on the 13th November.

 

17 names

44806    Private (Signaller)

Peter Edward

BEIGIN

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

28057    Private

Patrick Aloysius

CONNOR

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44779    Private

Frank Kirby

COOPER

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916

Rest in peace in Mill Road Cemetery

 

13262    Private

Arthur Charles

COUSINS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26793    Private

William James

DANIELS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27854    Private

Andrew

DEUCHAR

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

9412    Private

Albert James

GILES

Died of wounds on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

28032    Sergeant

George William

GREEN

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Godfrey Robert

GREENE

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44843    Private

Lionel

GREENWAY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Rest in peace in Hamel Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Harry Vincent

HIGGINS

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

11347    Private

William George

HOWSE

Died of wounds on the 4th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

28024    Private

Amos

KNOWLES

Killed in action on the 21st October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

SD/2110    Private

Maurice Theodore

LAWRANCE

Detached from The 12th Royal Sussex

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

12314    Private

Matthew

McKAY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30959    Sergeant

Edwin Hutchinson

WATT

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

9217    Sergeant

Jack

WORTHINGTON

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Acheux British Cemetery