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51st MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

17th (Northern) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 17th (Northern) DIVISION

1st-11th July : Capture of Fricourt on the 2nd July. Operations towards Contalmaison and Mametz Wood.

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1st-12th August : Longueval / Delville Wood.

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Mid August-Mid September : Tours in front line in Hebuterne / Foncquevillers sector.

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30th October-12th November : Lesboeufs / Le Transloy sector. Fighting for Zenith Trench.

 

14 names

54361    Private

Walter

BOWMAN

Died of wounds on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Contay British Cemetery

 

22534    Private

John

BRINDLE

Killed in action on the 7th October 1916  - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3665    Lance Corporal

Albert Edward

CHAPMAN

Killed in action on the 8th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3644   Private

Charles Frederick

GARNER

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

14403    Private

Charles

MARTIN

Died of wounds on the 4th September 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

3737   Private

Harry

MILLER

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

43519    Private

Milsom

PARR

Killed in action on the 12th October 1916

Rest in peace in Hebuterne Military Cemetery

 

3647    Corporal

James

PATTON

Killed in action on the 8th August 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3610   Lance Sergeant

Reginald Thomas

PEDDER

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

3648   Private

John Edward

POWLEY

Killed in action on the 4th November 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in London Cemetery and Extension

 

3628   Private

Lawrence

SMITH

Killed in action on the 21st August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Foncquevillers Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Thomas

THOMAS

Killed in action on the 3rd November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs

 

3699   Private

Walter George

WINCUP

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

3700   Private

Henry

WOODGATE

Killed in action on the 9th November 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial