BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Signal Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

3rd SIGNAL COMPANY

 

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 / Warterlot 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.

 

4 names

Second Lieutenant

Michael

HILL, DCM

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 20

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

24413    Sapper

William McKenzie

IRVINE

Died of wounds on the 16th August 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

46007    Sapper

Samuel

LAMBERT

Killed in action on the 19th July 1916 - Age 22

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

L/9465    Private

A.J.

TAYLOR

Detached from 4th Middlesex

Killed in action on the 14th August 1916

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery