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44th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

15th (Scottish) Division

 

August : In front of Martinpuich.

17th-18th August : Attacks of Switch Line.

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6th-14th September : In front of Martinpuich.

15th September : Attack of Martinpuich (in reserve).

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October : Eaucourt-l'Abbe / Le Sars sector.

 

17 names

3027    Lance Corporal

William

AMOS

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3017    Sergeant

Frederick

BOOKER

Killed in action on the 25th August 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6132    Private

Joseph

BRADBURY

Killed in action on the 20th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3037    Corporal

Ralph

BURDETT

Killed in action on the 13th August 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Peake Wood Cemetery

 

3024    Corporal

Thomas

BUTLER

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

14341    Private

Thomas

DAVIES

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

46258    Private

Charles

DESBOROUGH

Died of wounds on the 17th September 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

35815    Private

William Robert

GEE

Died of wounds on the 20th September 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

43308    Private

Edward Francis

HACKETT

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Contalmaison Chateau Cemetery

 

13787    Private

Daniel

HUNTER

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

Rest in peace in Bazentin-le-Petit Military Cemetery

 

3075    Private

William Henry

JAMES

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

22200    Private

James

McLAUCHLAN

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/8950    Private

Henry

MILLER

Detached from 9th Black Watch

Killed in action on the 29th October 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

3021    Sergeant

John

SPENCER

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

3139    Private

Harry

WHYMAN

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3143    Lance Corporal

Albert William

WILCOX

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

3132    Private

George

WRIGLEY

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial