BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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144th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

48th (South Midland) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 48th (South Midland) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-12th July : Serre Sector.

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17th-27th July : Ovillers-Pozieres sector. Attack on Pozieres and West of Pozieres on the 23rd July.

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16th-28th August : Ovillers/Leipzig Salient sector. Attacks in Leipzig Salient and of Constance Trench.

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October : Hebuterne sector.

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November : Le Sars sector.

 

6 names

5618    Private

William Arthur

BURNELL

Detached from The 1/4th Gloucestershire

Killed in action on the 24th November 1916

Rest in peace in Adanac Military Cemetery

22561    Private

Percy Whittington

CARTER

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14619    Private

George Harry

EVANSON

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval MemorialS

 

22301    Private

James Harold

HANNON

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Ernest John

HOGGARD

Detached from The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Rgt)

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Warlencourt British Cemetery

22557    Lance Corporal

George

INSULL

Killed in action on the 18th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial