BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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76th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

3rd Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 3rd DIVISION - SOMME 1916

8th-17th July : North-West of Montauban. Taking of Bazentin-le-Grand on the 14th July.

In line between Bazentin-le-Grand and Longueval.

18th-19th July : Attacks of the Northern part of Longueval and Delville Wood;

20th-25th July : Longueval / Waterlot Farm. Attack of Delville Wood on the 23rd July.

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14th-21st August : Operations South of Guillemont.

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October / November : Serre / Redan ridge sector. Attack of Serre on the 13th November.

 

10  names

46079    Private

Walter Herbert

ARNOLD

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7645    Private

Charles

BOWLEY

Died of wounds on the 30th July 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

37246    Private

Walter

BRAY

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

6424    Private

William

BURGESS

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Evan Lewis

JONES

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Bertrancourt Miliary Cemetery

 

11185    Private

Michael

LAWSON

Died of wounds on the 16th November 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Varennes Miliary Cemetery

 

6410    Sergeant

George

LUMSDEN

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

7036    Lance Corporal

James Thomas Baughan

MOON

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Sucrerie Miliary Cemetery

 

44314    Private

George John

PAGE

Killed in action on the 26th October 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

7097    Private

Alexander

WATSON

Died of wounds on the 22nd July 1916

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension