BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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62nd MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

21st Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 21st DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-3rd July : Attack North of Fricourt.

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12th-17th July : Mametz Wood. Attack and capture of Bazentin-le-Petit Wood and Bazentin-le-Petit village on the 14th July.

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17th-30th September : East of Flers. Fighting for Gird Trenches. Capture of Gueudecourt on the 25th-26th September.

 

18 names

4966    Corporal

William Henry

BROMLEY, MM

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 39

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

4947    Sergeant

William

COLEMAN, MM

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7100    Private

Peter Guy

FRENCH

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4998    Lance Corporal

Charles

GEE

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5006    Private

John William

HANSTOCK

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Shirebrook Cemetery

 

22227    Private

Charles Finlay

HILL, MM

Killed in action on the 27th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12559    Lance Corporal

George

HOPE

Died of wounds on the 25th September 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

29711    Private

Charles John

JONES

Died of wounds on the 2nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Mericourt-l'Abbe Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

27182    Private

William Thomas

KEENS

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 23

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5179    Private

Leonard

MATTHEWS

Killed in action on the 1st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

35147    Private

Walter

MORTON

Died of wounds on the 30th September 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in St Sever Cemetery

 

5030    Private

John

PATON

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

5032    Lance Corporal

William Reuben

PEGG

Killed in action on the 3rd July 1916 - Age 18

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6298    Private

Henry Arthur

PICKESS

Killed in action on the 13th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4943    Sergeant

William John

THOROGOOD

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

James Henry

WESTWOOD

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

4771    Private

Charles William Dollison

WOOD

Killed in action on the 12th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42816    Private

Cyril Charles

WOOD

Killed in action on the 29th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial