BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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37th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

12th (Eastern) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 12th (Eastern) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

2nd-8th July : Attacks of Ovillers.

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20th-24th July :  In front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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27th July-13th August :  Operations between Ovillers and Pozieres. Fighting for Western Trench, Ration Trench, Skyline Trench.

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1st-19th October : Gueudecourt. Fighting for Rainbow Trench, Bayonet Trench, Grease Trench.

 

2 names

12504    Private

Nathaniel Thomas

CROW

Killed in action on the 8th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

19038    Sergeant

Thomas Stephen

MILES

Died of wounds on the 3rd October 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Bernafay Wood British Cemetery