BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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16th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

6th Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 6th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

August : In front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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11th-28th September : Ginchy/Lesboeufs sector. Attack and taking of The Quadrilateral (15th-18th September). Capture of Lesboeufs on the 25th September.

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9th-20th October : Lesboeufs/Gueudecourt sector. Operations in front of Le Transloy.

 

15 names

27853    Private

George

BARCLAY

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18872    Sergeant

Adolph George

BEER, MM

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18904    Sergeant

James

BETHELL

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

280531    Private

Alexander

BLACKWOOD

Killed in action on the 3rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18874    Corporal

Walter Robert

CLARK

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

33716    Private

John

GARNER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14494    Private

Arthur Clement

HARDAKER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18954    Private

Harold

HARDY

Died of wounds on the 26th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

18921    Lance Corporal

William Henry

HYDE

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

30919    Private

James

MARTIN

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

14349    Private

Reuben Thomas

MARTIN

Killed in action on the 23rd September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18903    Sergeant

Ernest James Francis

POVEY

Killed in action on the 18th October 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

42278    Private

Joseph Henry

RANDLES

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

3836    Private

Arthur Charles

REEVE

Killed in action on the 13th October 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

10600    Private

Albert George

SEARCH

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs