BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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99th MACHINE GUN COMPANY

 

2nd Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 2nd DIVISION - SOMME 1916

25th-27th July : Delville Wood/Waterlot Farm. Capture and consolidation of a great part of Delville Wood. Attack towards Guillemont from Waterlot Farm.

8th-10th August : South of Longueval. Attacks on Guillemont.

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19th August - 19th September : Hebuterne sector.

1st-8th October : Hebuterne /Serre sector.

17th-22nd October : Serre sector.

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11th-16th November : Redan Ridge operations.

 

37  names

36914    Lance Corporal

John

ABBOTT

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Redan Ridge Cemetery n1

 

45154    Private

Alfred Dunsford

BEARD

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

45153    Private

John Charles

BOON

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Frankfurt Trench British Cemetery

 

12100    Private

Charles

BOWLER

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12059    Private

James

BUTT

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

42833    Private

William

CAMPBELL

Died of wounds on the 24th November 1916 - Age 33

Rest in peace in Wimereux Communal Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Donald

CRAWFORD

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13752    Private

Henry Thomas

CRICK

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11321    Private (Signaller)

Henry Donald

CURTIS

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery

 

12022    Private

Alfred Stanley

DRAPER

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

15115    Company Quatermaster Sergeant

George Henry

FISHER

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 40

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Frances Ernest

GALLICHAN

Detached from The North Staffordshire Regiment

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

12046    Private

Alexander

GIRVAN

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13731    Sergeant

Frank Edgar

GLANVILLE

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Robert

GORDON

Died of wounds on the 4th December 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery

 

Captain

Clifton Brown

GRANT

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

13753    Private

George Henry

GRAY

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 25

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

11544    Private

Thomas Harold

HARTLEY

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Godfrey

HAWARD

Killed in action on the 15th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

Second Lieutenant

Thomas Linaker

KENDALL

Detached from The 1st Royal Berkshire

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

9974    Private

John

LAYTON

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 16

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12098    Sergeant

Albert Victor

LEVERETT

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 21

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

13743    Lance Corporal

John Victor

MIZEN

Killed in action on the 1st August 1916

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

Second Lieutenant

Oscar Frank

MORITZ

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12070    Sergeant

Martin

MORONEY

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

36458    Private

James Stephen

MORRISON

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

13755    Private

Henry George

MURRELL

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Cayeux Military Cemetery

 

12092    Private

Thomas

PARKINSON

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 26

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

29196    Private

Alfred William

PEACOCK

Died of wounds on the 2nd August 1916

Rest in peace in Dive Copse British Cemetery

 

12055    Private

William

PERRIE

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

12031    Sergeant

John

PRINCE

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

1295    Lance Corporal

William Leonard

RANDALL

Detached from The 22nd Royal Fusiliers

Died of wounds on the 5th December 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Boulogne Eastern Cemetery

12015    Private

Bert

SILSON

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

27680    Private

Arthur

SMITH

Killed in action on the 14th November 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

53452    Private

George

SPELLING

Killed in action on the 16th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Mailly Wood Cemetery

 

13748    Private

William John

SULLY

Killed in action on the 27th July 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

12068    Sergeant

Robert

WATSON

Killed in action on the 28th July 1916 - Age 34

Rest in peace in Delville Wood Cemetery