BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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33rd MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

11th (Northern) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 11th (Northern) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

7th-30th September : Thiepval sector. Taking of The Wonder Work on the 15th September. Capture of Mouquet Farm on the 26th September. Attacks of Stuff Redoubt.

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Late November : Ancre sector.

 

10 names

39214    Private

Harry

GAYDEN

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Kenneth Duncan

GWYNNE

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Bouzincourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

14534    Private

Philip James

MARCHANT

Died of wounds on the 31st October 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Grove Town Cemetery

 

18020    Private

James

ONION

Detached from The 7th South Staffordshire

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

11019    Private

Benjamin

PARRY

Detached from The 7th South Staffordshire

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

39225    Private

Charles Edward

SHAKESPEARE

Died of wounds on the 28th October 1916

Rest in peace in Couin British Cemetery

 

39237    Lance Corporal

Charles Henry

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 21st November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42091    Private

Vernon

WEST

Killed in action on the 6th September 1916

Rest in peace in Ovillers Military Cemetery

 

39239    Lance Corporal

William

WILSON

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur

WRIGHT

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Aveluy Communal Cemetery Ext.