BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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18th 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.

 

17 names

Second Lieutenant

Samuel Standidge

BODEN

Detached from the 14th Durham Light Infantry

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

16385    Private

Frank

BOTTO

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

45601    Private

Thomas

GIBSON

Died of wounds on the 12th November 1916

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

20126   Private

James

HALLIWELL

Detached from The 11th Essex

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Bienvillers Military Cemetery

45750    Private

Frederick

LACK

Killed in action on the 16th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45742    Private

William Henry

LEE

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Ernest Randolph

LANCASTER

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916 - Age 17

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

18908    Private

James

LANGFORD

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20789    Lance Corporal

Lewis George

MANN

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

16424    Corporal

Alfred

MEFFEN

Killed in action on the 18th September 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

20815    Sergeant

James Edward

MUNTON

Died of wounds on the 21st October 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

8136    Private

Harry

NUNN

Died of wounds on the 11th October 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Oscar Julius Tolme

RUNGE, MC

Killed in action on the 15th October 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6252    Private

George

STRONG

Killed in action on the 25th September 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6253    Private

John Edwin

SUNDERLAND

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Lieutenant

Denham

WALKER

Detached from The 2/5th Lancashire Fusiliers

Died of wounds on the 19th September 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

 

20788    Corporal

George

WILLISON

Died of wounds on the 12th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial