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11th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

4th Division

 

1st-20th July : Auchonvillers sector. Attack of the Redan Ridge on the 1st July.

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9th-24th October : Operations in front of Le Transloy.

 

13 names

17985    Private

Stanley George

BAILEY

Died of wounds on the 17th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Plymouth (Efford) Cemetery

 

16006    Private

Thomas

BANKS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6421    Private

George Henry

BIGNELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15305    Private

Joseph

CALDWELL

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18013    Private

Dan

HOUGHTON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18016    Private

Alfred Thomas

KEMP

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17950    Private

William

KING

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17968    Private

Thomas

NOON

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8991    Private

Frederick James

PLUCK

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

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

17973    Private

Charles George

PRIOR

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5044    Private

Carlos d'Oliveria

SOUZA

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas

ST JOHN, DCM

Detached from The 1st East Lancashire

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

6112    Private

Bernard

WHYTE

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Cheltenham Cemetery