BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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9th 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.

 

24 names

42610    Gunner

Thomas

ACHESON

Died of wounds on the 19th August 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

42034    Private

George Harry

ALLEN

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17314    Lance Corporal

Ernest Frank

BRIDGER

Died of wounds on the 28th July 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

36744    Private

John

CHEETHAM

Died of wounds on the 28th August 1916

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

17250    Sergeant

Francis

CONNOR

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

34452    Private

Sidney Arthur

CUTLER

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

17255    Private

Thomas

DICKINSON

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916 - Age 31

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

21710    Private

William

EXELBY

Killed in action on the 13th November 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

17278    Sergeant

William Thomas

FAULKNER

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Guillemont Road Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Henry Brean

FISHER

Died of wounds on the 24th July 1916

Rest in peace in Heilly Station Cemetery

 

19256    Private

Victor William

FITCH

Killed in action on the 6th November 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Euston Road Cemetery

 

17313    Corporal

James

GORING

Killed in action on the 11th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17287    Lance Corporal

Thomas

HENDERSON

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 29

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

36681    Private

Carl Francis

LIVIO

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

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

17290    Private

Arthur

MATTHEWS

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

Second Lieutenant

Arthur

MIDGLEY

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

17292    Private

William Crook

PATCHETT

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n2

 

10590    Private

William

PATTERSON

Killed in action on the 17th August 1916 - Age 20

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

8990    Private

John

PROBERT

Killed in action on the 24th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

36685    Private

Joseph William

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 19th August 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21699    Private

Herbert

SHAW

Died of wounds on the 21st July 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Ste Marie Cemetery

 

36687    Private

John

SMITH

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

31912    Private

Charles Edgar

TAYLOR

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

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery

 

42588    Private

John Henry

WAKEMAN

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916

Rest in peace in Flatiron Copse Cemetery