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169th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

56th (London) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 56th (London) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st July : Attack of the Gommecourt salient.

July-August : Hebuterne sector.

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5th-27th September : Combles Operations. Capture of Combles with the French on the 26th September.

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1st-9th October : Lesboeufs sector. Fighting in front of Le Transloy.

 

5 names

35594    Private

Robert

BARR

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

27088    Lance Corporal

William

GOUCHER

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Rest in peace in Combles Communal Cemetery Extension

 

10020    Private

Thomas

MORRIS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

300825     Rifleman

Cedric Walter

TALBOT

Detached from The 1/5th London

Killed in action on the 9th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Frederick Stanley

THOMSON

Detached from The 1/14th London

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 34

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial