BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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71st MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

6th Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 6th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

August : In front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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11th-28th September : Ginchy/Lesboeufs sector. Attack and taking of The Quadrilateral (15th-18th September). Capture of Lesboeufs on the 25th September.

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9th-20th October : Lesboeufs/Gueudecourt sector. Operations in front of Le Transloy.

 

13 names

43863    Lance Corporal

Alfred

COKAYNE

Killed in action on the 18th October 1916 - Age 33

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45005    Private

William

EVANS

Killed in action on the 18th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6485    Private

Arthur

FENSOME

Died of wounds on the 27th September 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

11577    Private

Thomas William

JENKINSON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6414    Corporal

Thomas

JENNINGS

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 30

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7984    Private

Amos

JOHNSTON

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15179    Private

James

LUKER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

15184    Sergeant

Donald Archibald

MACDONALD

Died of wounds on the 14th October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13804    Private

Fred

PALMER

Detached from The 9th Suffolk

Killed in action on the 28th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Knightsbridge Cemetery

15281    Private

Clarence

REDFEARN

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6473    Corporal

William Thomas

SEARLE

Died of wounds on the 24th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

7994    Private

Harry

SPOORS

Died of wounds on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

 

 

6483    Private

John Lambeth

WALKER

Killed in action on the 15th September 1916

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery