BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

81st FIELD COMPANY

19th (Western) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 19th (Western) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-9th July : La Boisselle operations. Capture of La Boisselle on the 3rd-4th July.

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21st-31st July : Bazentin-le-Petit. Attacks of Intermediate Trench and Switch Line.

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22nd October - 30th November : Thiepval sector. Attack towards Grandcourt on the 13th November. Divisional front extended to the Ancre from the 14th November. Attack of Grandcourt on the 18th-19th November.

 

13 names

42834    Sapper

William

BLAIR

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

42959    Sergeant

Arthur Horace

BROWN, MM

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916 - Age 28

Rest in peace in Tincourt New British Cemetery

 

89146    Sapper

Isaac William

GASKARTH

Killed in action on the 4th July 1916 - Age 28

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

83602    Driver

Arthur

GIBSON

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

99117    Sapper

John Hepworth

GRIFFITH

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 31

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

156342    Sapper

Rowland Arthur

JONES

Killed in action on the 23rd November 1916 - Age 24

Rest in peace in Blighty Valley Cemetery

 

84662    Sapper

Herbert William

LOWE

Killed in action on the 21st July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

41896    Sapper

Hugh

MILLER

Killed in action on the 22nd July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

61938    Sapper

James

MUDIE

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916 - Age 42

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

101889    Sapper

William

PIKE

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 19

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

43515    Pioneer

Reginald Donald

SHERGOLD

Killed in action on the 26th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Dantzig Alley British Cemetery

 

42885    Sapper

Alfred John

SHIRLEY

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

20483    Sapper

William George

TAYLOR

Killed in action on the 19th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

Bedford St Mary's War Memorial