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Field Ambulances, R.A.M.C.

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

56th 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.

 

14 names

45530    Private

Archibald Edward

BATLEY

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 18

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

38720    Private

William Edwin

EVANS

Killed in action on the 20th July 1916 - Age 41

Rest in peace in Peronne Road Cemetery

 

45588    Private

William George

GIBBS

Died in service on the 26th July 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

104206    Private

Joseph

HAYWOOD

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

45617    Private

Albert Henry

HYLANDS

Died of wounds on the 26th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Abbeville Communal Cemetery

 

77247    Private

Alfred

JACKSON

Died of wounds on the 30th October 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Leeds (Burmantofts) Cemetery

 

50188    Private

Arthur James

KELLEY

Died in service on the 20th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in La Neuville British Cemetery

 

46900    Private

Willie

KERSHAW

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

56110    Private

Sidney

LABDON

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 23

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2

 

47597    Private

John Henry

MALLET

Died of wounds on the 15th July 1916 - Age 37

Rest in peace in Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension

 

45479    Lance Corporal

Albert Moses

PACKER

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916 - Age 27

Rest in peace in Quarry Cemetery, Montauban

 

47084    Corporal

Robert Victor

PLUM

Killed in action on the 7th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

 

58858    Private

William

ROBERTS

Killed in action on the 2nd October 1916 - Age 49

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

 

 

10139    Private

Albert

TURNER

Killed in action on the 14th July 1916

Rest in peace in Serre Road Cemetery n°2