BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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147th 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.

 

15 names

2390    Private

Frank

ARMITAGE

Detached from The 1/5th Duke of Wellington's

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

Captain

Wallace

BADDON

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

2063    Corporal

Ernest

COWGILL

Detached from The 1/6th Duke of Wellington's

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

27312    Private

Herbert James

EMERY

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15650    Private

David

GARDNER

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15707    Private

John William

GARNETT

Died of wounds on the 25th July 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

2455    Sergeant

Jack Eastwood

GILL

Detached from The 1/7th Duke of Wellington's

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

45430    Private

William

GOATER

Died of wounds on the 29th November 1916

Rest in peace in Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery

 

31003    Private

Daniel

HENDERSON

Died of wounds on the 25th October 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

44617    Private

Frederick

HUBBARD

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

43425    Private

William Edward

MASON

Killed in action on the 25th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

9075    Private

Edward

MOUNTFORD

Died of wounds on the 2nd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45843    Private

John Oliver

OLIVER

Died of wounds on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

43432    Private

Robert

SMITH

Killed in action on the 2nd September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44696    Private

Fred

STANDRING

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

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery