BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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153rd 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.

 

13 names

26084    Private

Alexander William

BALL

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

20200    Private

Thomas Ritchie

CHRISTIE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20153    Private

Samuel

DEAS

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

15543    Private

Karl William

FULCHER

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20206    Private

Alexander

LAIRD, MM

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20132    Lance Corporal

Hector

McLEAN

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27530    Private

Samuel

MILLWARD

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

31519    Private

Frank

PACKWOOD

Killed in action on the 30th October 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

20212    Private

Alexander McLean

PATERSON

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Y Ravine Cemetery

 

20215    Private

David Leo

RAFFERTY

Died of wounds on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

21275    Lance Sergeant

James Gray

REID

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Gerald Sydney

SMITH

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Hunter's Cemetery

 

 

 

20135    Private

Thomas

WILKIE

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial