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BAILEY'S SHARPSHOOTERS

 

2nd Brigade / 1st Division

Attached to 1st Northamptonshire and 2nd K.R.R.C.

 

15th July : Contalmaison sector.

20th-24th July : between Bazentin and Pozieres.

Mid-August : High Wood.

Late August/early September : High Wood.

Late September : Eaucourt-l'Abbaye sector.

 

4 names

S/15    Lance Corporal

William George

HUNT

Killed in action on the 15th July 1916 - Age 41

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/5    Lance Corporal

Alexander

LAING

Killed in action on the 16th August 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

S/3    Lance Corporal

James

MARNOCK

Killed in action on the 18th August 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Ext.

 

 

S/24    Lance Corporal

Lionel Francis

VAUGHAN

Died of wounds on the 17th August 1916 - Age 26

Rest in peace in Millencourt Communal Cemetery Ext.