BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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145th 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

21110    Lance Corporal

Frederick

COOPER

Killed in action on the 23rd August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22920    Private

Charles James

HARRIS

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert

MADDER

Detached from The 1/5th Royal Warwickshire

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Bapaume Post Military Cemetery

Second Lieutenant

Terence Hargreaves

MITCHELL

Detached from The 2/5th Duke of Cornwall's L.I.

Killed in action on the 5th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

43889    Private

John

O'BRIEN

Killed in action on the 20th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

36745    Private

Arthur

PENNINGTON

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial