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140th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

47th (London) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 47th (London) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

14th-20th September : High Wood. Capture of High Wood on the 15th September. Fighting for Starfish Line, Flers Trench, Drop Alley.

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28th September - 9th October : Eaucourt-l'Abbaye sector. Capture of Eaucourt-l'Abbaye (1st-3rd October). Attacks on The Butte de Warlencourt.

 

12 names

23434    Private

George

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

35944    Private

James

APSEY

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23241    Corporal

Alfred Miles

BRYANT

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42615    Private

William John

CHARLTON

Died of wounds on the 21st September 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

23243    Lance Corporal

George Alfred

FARMER

Died of wounds on the 16th September 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

22616    Corporal

William Price

FARRINGTON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42603    Lance Corporal

Jackson

HENDERSON

Killed in action on the 16th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

43563    Private

Ronald

KEMPSON

Died of wounds on the 22nd September 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

23448    Sergeant

Frank Harry

RANDALL

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43550    Private

Leslie

REEVE

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21043    Private

Harold David Charles

WARDROPE

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

23428    Corporal

James Frederick William

WATTS

Killed in action on the 14th September 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial