BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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Field Companies, Royal Engineers

ROYAL ENGINEERS

82nd 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.

Nine Brave Men Memorial

22 names

42176    Sapper

William Mathias

BEYNON

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

61876    Sapper

Thomas

BLAKELEY

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

134404    Sapper

Matthew

BROWN

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

45032    Sergeant

George

CARTER

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 36

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

49372    Sapper

Herbert George

CAUDLE

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

42850    Sapper

Cecil

CHEESEMAN

Died of wounds on the 1st August 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Daours Communal Cemetery Extension

 

43639    Sapper

Richard Frank

CHOAT

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

140606    Sapper

Charles William

CLIFTON

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 32

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

Lieutenant

Adam

COWAN

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916 - Age 25

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

43609    Sapper

Charles Douglas

ELLISSON

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916 - Age 21

Rest in peace in Caterpillar Valley Cemetery

 

52987    Pioneer

William

HAVILAND

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916 - Age 37

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

47753    Sapper

John

HIGGINS

Killed in action on the 31st July 1916 - Age 30

Rest in peace in Becourt Military Cemetery

 

146239    Sapper

Clarence Sidney

HOW

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

58897    Sapper

James

JOINER

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

134649    Sapper

Frederick George

LAPHAM

Killed in action on the 10th November 1916

Rest in peace in Regina Trench Cemetery

 

146247    Sapper

James William

LYONS

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

146316    Sapper

Edward

MERCHANT

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

95180    Sapper

Ambrose

ROBOTHAM

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

61904    Sapper

Charles Frederick

SUTHERLAND

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Rest in peace in Connaught Cemetery

 

86972    Pioneer

Fred

TREGIDGO

Killed in action on the 29th July 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

21182    Sapper

Charles William

VERNON

Killed in action on the 30th July 1916 - Age 24

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial

 

 

 

17054    Sapper

Joseph

WOODWARD

Killed in action on the 18th November 1916

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial