BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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146th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

49th (West Riding) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 49th (West Riding) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

3rd July-3rd September / 19th-30th September : Thiepval sector / Ancre valley.

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October / November : Foncquevillers sector.

 

7 names

8335    Private

William

ALLEN

Died of wounds on the 24th September 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

4427    Private

James

DUCKWORTH

Detached from The 1/6th West Yorkshire

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

8198    Private

Ernest Henry

HUNT

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

1704    Private

John

ONIONS

Detached from The 1/6th West Yorkshire

Died of wounds on the 11th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

2154    Private

Horace William

RYMER

Detached from The 1/5th West Yorkshire

Died of wounds on the 29th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

2403    Private

Albert

TOWNEND

Detached from The 1/5th West Yorkshire

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916 - Age 38

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

2110    Rifleman

John Frederick

WESLEY

Detached from The 1/7th West Yorkshire

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial