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165th 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.

 

16 names

22574    Private

Fred

ALDRED

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22569    Private

Camilius

BRADSHAW

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45105    Private

Reginald Percy

HEWETT

Died of wounds on the 8th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

22415    Corporal

Alan Hawksley

HILL

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in A.I.F. Burial Ground

 

22434    Corporal

Bernhardt Paul

HORNE

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11283    Private

Charles

JOHNSON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Lance Will

LEWIS

Detached from The 7th K.R.R.C.

Killed in action on the 9th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

22579    Corporal

Norman Armitage

LISTER, MM

Killed in action on the 7th August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44379    Private

Arthur

MELLOR

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

26750    Private

Richard

PAGE

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22577    Lance Sergeant

William

PRICE

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

46711    Private

William Howell

RICHARDS

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916 - Age 27

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

44549    Private

Thomas

ROBINSON

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43954    Private

Albert Edward

ROSE

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43955    Private

Charles

STACEY

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

22586    Private

Charles Joseph

WOODS

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial