BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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Signal Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

12th SIGNAL COMPANY

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 12th (Eastern) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

2nd-8th July : Attacks of Ovillers.

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20th-24th July :  In front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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27th July-13th August :  Operations between Ovillers and Pozieres. Fighting for Western Trench, Ration Trench, Skyline Trench.

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1st-19th October : Gueudecourt. Fighting for Rainbow Trench, Bayonet Trench, Grease Trench.

 

3 names

49131    Pioneer

Thomas

BEARDSMORE

Killed in action on the 3rd October 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

46864    Driver

Walter Ernest

BEDFORD

Died of wounds on the 9th September 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

41190    2nd Corporal

Charles James

BURRAGE, MM

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Etaples Military Cemetery