BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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152nd MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

51st (Highland) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 51st (Highland) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

21st July - 6th August : High Wood.

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Early October - Mid October : Heburterne sector.

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Mid-October - 18th November : Auchonvillers sector. Attack and capture of Beaumont-Hamel on the 13th November.

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Late November : Courcelette sector.

 

20 names

13232    Private

Peter Low

ANDERSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

John Richard Aubrey

BALCHIN, MC

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

14331    Private

James

CLEMSON

Died of wounds on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

23704    Private

John

DRYSDALE

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

James Frederick

ELLIOTT

Detached from The 1/6th Seaforth Highlanders

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery

23697    Private

Archie Wilson

FERGUSON

Died of wounds on the 22nd October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Varennes Military Cemetery

 

21617    Private

William Watson

GALBRAITH

Died of wounds on the 8th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Puchevillers British Cemetery

 

21619    Private

John

GILMOUR

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

21621    Private

James

GRAY

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

17070    Private

James

HAYES

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

23301    Corporal

John

HENDRY

Died of wounds on the 9th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

14518    Private

John

JOHNS

Killed in action on the 4th August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

1252     Private

Alexander W.

JOHNSTON

Detached from The 1/6th Seaforth Highlanders

Killed in action on the 30 July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Dartmoor Cemetery

23678    Private

Andrew

KNOWLES

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Auchonvillers Military Cemetery

 

23700    Sergeant

Thomas

MACARTNEY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

23711    Private

Arthur

RHODES

Killed in action on the 12th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

23698    Private

Henry McKenzie

ROY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

3270    Lance Corporal

George Henry

SELWOOD

Died of wounds on the 30th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Pierre Cemetery

 

31176    Lance Corporal

William John

THOMAS

Died of wounds on the 6th October 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Doullens Communal Cemetery Ext. n1

 

 

 

23679    Private

James

TOPP

Died of wounds on the 22nd October 1916

Rest in peace in Englebelmer Communal Cemetery Ext.