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164th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

55th (West Lancashire) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 55th (West Lancashire) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

30th July - 15th August : Attacks on Guillemont.

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4th-12th September : Delville Wood/Longueval. Fight for the Brewery Trenches.

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18th-28th September : Flers sector. Attacks of Gird Lines to the West of Gueudecourt.

 

22 names

45264    Private

Thomas Percy

BLANCHARD

Died of wounds on the 29th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

23731    Sergeant

William Andrew

BROOKS

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

23751    Private

William James

BROWN

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

22510    Private

John

CHADDERTON

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22512    Private

Fred

DEWHURST

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Herbert Learoyd Hammond

FISHER

Detached from the 1/8th Liverpool

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

23730    Private

James

GREEN

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22518    Private

Edwin

HALL

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

29820    Private

Timothy

HARTE

Killed in action on the 28th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22460    Corporal

James

HOARE

Killed in action on the 2nd August 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43941    Private

Harry

KETCHELL

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

8461    Private

Albert Daniel

LEWIS

Died of wounds on the 5th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

23747    Private

George

McCLEAN

Died in service on the 7th October 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

22469    Private

Francis

McCLELLAN

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

David

McDIARMID

Killed in action on the 10th August 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22523    Corporal

Herbert

MILLWOOD, MM

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22498    Corporal

Frederick

PARKINSON

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8787    Private

Frederick James

SIMPSON

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

22479    Private

Robert

TOOMBS

Died of wounds on the 10th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery

 

21057    Private

Henry

TURNER

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22544    Company Sergeant Major

Thomas

WARNER

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

22450    Private

William

WATSON

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial