BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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54th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

18th (Eastern) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 18th (Eastern) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-7th July : Attack and operations West and North-West of Montauban.

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13th-17th July : Trônes Wood operations. Capture of Trônes Wood on the 14th July.

19th July-21st July : Longueval/Delville Wood (only 53rd Brigade).

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23rd September-7th October : Thiepval operations. Capture of Thiepval on the 26th September. Fight for Schwaben Redoubt.

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17th October / November : Courcelette / Mouquet Farm sector sector. Attack of Desire Trench on the 18th November.

 

13 names

10488    Private

Horace

BONES

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Rest in peace in Grandcourt Road Cemetery

 

26677    Private

John

DIBBLE

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4048    Private

John

DICK

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4046    Private

James

DREWER

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6054    Lance Corporal

Phillip George

EDWARDS

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Oscar Jacob Charles

KOHNSTAM

Killed in action on the 29th June 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

4072    Private

Charles

McGOWAN

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4076    Private

John Nicholson

McLEAN

Died of wounds on the 16th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

4085    Private

Dommick

MULLANEY

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

3994    Private

Ernest Albert

TARBUCK

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert Harold Cecil

TELFER

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Authuile Military Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

William

WALLACE

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

26097    Corporal

Harold

WOOD

Killed in action on the 25th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial