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Field Ambulances, R.A.M.C.

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

55th FIELD AMBULANCE

18th (Eastern) Division

 

18th (Eastern) Division's operation

1st-7th July : Attack and operations West and North-West of Montauban.

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13th-17th July : Trônes Wood operations. Capture of Trônes Wood on the 14th July.

19th July-21st July : Longueval/Delville Wood (only 53rd Brigade).

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23rd September-7th October : Thiepval operations. Capture of Thiepval on the 26th September. Fight for Schwaben Redoubt.

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17th October / November : Courcelette / Mouquet Farm sector sector. Attack of Desire Trench on the 18th November.

 

5 names

39571    Private

Sidney Jack

MORBEY

Died of wounds on the 20th August 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Birmingham (Lodge Hill) Cemetery

 

45499    Private

Russell

SHREEVES

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

39483    Private

Lewis Wilfred

TAPPIN

Died of wounds on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 22

Rest in peace in Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

42187    Private

James

WALLACE

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery

 

 

 

37592    Private

Arthur Walter

WILLIS

Killed in action on the 1st October 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Lonsdale Cemetery