BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Signal Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

7th SIGNAL COMPANY

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 7th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-5th July : Mametz operations. Capture of Mametz on the 1st July. Attacks towards Mametz Wood.

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13th-20th July : Bazentin / High Wood operations. Capture of Bazentin-le-Petit on the 14th July. Attacks on High Wood and Switch Line.

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26th August - 7th September : Delville Wood / Waterlot Farm. Attacks on Ginchy, in Delville Wood and of Brewery Trenches.

 

5 names

17795    Sapper

Harold

MATHIESON

Killed in action on the 16th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

74189    Corporal

Charles James

MOBBS, MM

Died of wounds on the 19th July 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

26506    Pioneer

Cyril Benton

ORD

Killed in action on the 30th August 1916 - Age 19

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

81870    Pioneer

Francis

PECK

Died of wounds on the 1st September 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

 

 

22047    Sapper

Peter

SMALLEY

Killed in action on the 1st September 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery