Leicestershire & the Somme (part 6)

More than 2,000 men from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland died in Battle of the Somme.

The Mercury is producing a roll of honour where the names of the casualties will be added to this online article, as well as being printed in the paper, on the anniversary of their death.

The men are listed by name, rank, regiment and location of memorials.

November 1

Ludlam, John T., Pte, 7th Batt, South Lancashire Regt, Carillon/Peter’s, Loughborough.

Rose, John A., Pte, 7th Batt, South Lancashire Regt, St John the Baptist, Belton.

Timson, George, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Durham Light Infantry, Thiepval.

November 2

Cort, Henry J., Driver, Royal Army Service Corps, General Crematorium, Nottingham.

November 3

Banks, George W., Pte, 12th Batt, West Yorkshire Regt (Prince of Wales’ Own), St Barnabas’s/Bridge Road School, Leicester.

Cooke, John S., Pte, 6th Batt, North Staffordshire Regt, St Andrew’s, Leicester.

November 4

Davis, Arthur Edward, Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, St Mary Magdalen, Knighton.

Whittle, George W. E., Pte, 99th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps, Memorial, Thurmaston.

November 5

Bull, Ralph F., Pte, 25th Coy, Machine Gun Corps, St Sever.

Cooke, Henry J., Pte, 1st Batt, East Surrey Regt, Beuvry.

Dowling, John L., Pte, 20th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Guards’ Cemetery, Lesboeufs.

Ellis, Fred, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Vermelles.

Musson, John G., Pte, 8th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Thiepval.

Sherriff, Harold W., Sgt, 16th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Guards Cemetery, Lesboefs.

Smith, Thomas L., Pte, 1st/6th Batt, Durham Light Infantry, Thiepval.

Worn, George Harold, Pte, 8th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Thiepval.

November 6

Bennett, Albert Henry, 2nd Lt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Longuenesse.

November 7

Allen, Harry, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Nash, John Thomas, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, The Martyrs, Leicester.

Tite, Walter, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Boulogne.

Wright, Benjamin T., Rifleman, 16th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, St Deny’s, Ibstock.

November 8

Bishop, John T., Pte, 7th Batt, South Lancashire Regt, Thiepval.

Brend, Alexander Douglas Carruther, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Durham Light Infantry, Memorial/ Holy Trinity, Ashby.

Cox, George, Pte, 8th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Meaulte.

Holmes, Edgar, Pte, 7th Batt, West Kent Regt, St Mary’s, Bottesford.

November 9

Greasley, Wilfrid, Pte, 7th Batt, Yorks. & Lancs. Regt, Guards’ Cemetery, Lesboeufs.

Northfield, Charles, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, Herbuterne.

Sutton, George H., Able Seaman, Anson Batt, Royal Naval Division, Mesnil-Martinsart.

Willett, Ernest, Rifleman, 17th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, council offices/St John the Baptist, Coalville/Hugglescote.

November 10

Broster, James, Pte, 10th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, Grandcourt.

Choice, John, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s, Leicester.

Wheeler, John Eric, Captain, Royal Garrison Artillery, Welford Road Cemetery/Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

November 11

Emsley, Grason, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bethune.

Flavell, Horace, Pte, 20th Labour Batt, Sherwood Foresters, All Saints, Thurlaston.

Lovell, Frederick Harry Le Marchant, Gunner, Nottingham Battery, Royal Horse Artillery, Carillon, Loughborough.

November 12

Porter, Ernest Edward, Able Seaman, Royal Naval Division, Thiepval.

November 13

Berry, Richard, Pte, 8th Batt, East Yorkshire Regt, Thiepval.

Corah, James H., Pte, 7th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, St Andrew’s/Grammar, Kegworth/ Loughborough.

Follows, Horace, Pte, 10th Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, Bois-Grenier.

Hames, Clarence, Pte, Seaforth Highlanders, Memorial, Oadby.

Heighton, John, Able Seaman, Royal Naval Division, Clock Tower/council offices/St John, Coalville/ Whitwick.

Hicks, Joe L., Sgt, Royal Fusiliers, Thiepval.

Holmes, Sydney Ewart, Pte, Royal Fusiliers, Beaumont-Hamel.

Hunt, Cecil Arthur, Pioneer, Royal Engineers, St John, South Croxton.

Johnstone, Loudoun R., Pte, Seaforth Highlanders, St Philip’s, Leicester.

Kisby, Arthur W., Pte, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Beaumont-Hamel.

Merrin, George H., Able Seaman, Royal Naval Division, St George’s, Leicester.

Price, Horace, Able Seaman, Royal Naval Division, Memorial/Sts Simon & Jude, Earl Shilton.

Scott, Charles W., Pte, 5th Batt, Yorkshire Regt, Dernacourt.

Tebbutt, Francis H., Able Seaman, Royal Naval Division, St Nicholas’s/ Emmanuel, Fleckney/Loughborough.

Wann, Percy, Able Seaman, Nelson Batt, Royal Naval Division, Beaumont-Hamel.

Ward, Joseph R., Pte, Royal Sussex Regt, St Augustine’s, Leicester.

November 14

Ambler, Richard Edward, Rifleman, 1st Batt, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, Memorial, Lutterworth.

Anderson, Albert Victor, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Seaforth Highlanders, St George’s/St Augustine’s, Leicester.

Barrs, Claude H. I., Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Memorial, Mountsorrel.

Butler, Arthur, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, St Alban’s, Leicester.

Clarke, George W., Rifleman, 1st Batt, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Garrett, Samuel, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, All Souls, Leicester.

Measham, Henry G., Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Memorial/St Edward King & Martyr, Castle Donington.

Morrison, Veron Macdonald, 2nd Lt, 3rd Batt, South Lancashire Regt, Grandcourt.

North, John F., Pte, 12th Batt, Hampshire Regt, Gallipoli.

Paling, Thomas, Cpl, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Eastleigh.

Sharpe, George Platts, Gunner, 2nd Brigade, Canadian Field Artillery, St Deny’s, Ibstock.

Smith, John C., Pte, 7th Batt, South Lancashire Regt, St Luke’s, Gaddesby.

Tomlinson, Richard F., Gunner, G Battery, Royal Horse Artillery, Carillon/All Saints, Loughborough.

November 15

Adcock, Whatoff, Pte, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Memorial, Syston.

Andrews, Robert Freeman, Lt, 10th Batt, Loyal North Lancashire Regt, Beaumont Hamel.

Hardy, Walter, Pte, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Beaumont-Hamel.

Illstone, James W., Pte, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Thiepval.

Stevens, Albert, Pte, 6th Batt, Seaforth Highlanders, Mailly Wood.

November 16

Allcott, John Howard, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Market Bosworth.

Brown, Charles J., Pte, 1st Batt, Suffolk Regt, Doiran, Greece.

Chippindall, Bertram Thorald, 2nd Lt, 3rd Batt, Somerset Light Infantry, St Peter’s, Tilton on the Hill.

Jesson, Arthur, 2nd Lt, 6th Batt, Bedfordshire Regt, Memorial/ St Helen’s/Wyggeston Grammar, Gumley/Leicester.

Pepper, Harry, Able Seaman, Howe Batt, Royal Naval Division, Puchevillers.

Read, Charles Clifford, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Barlin.

November 17

Clayton, Job, Rifleman, 1st/8th Batt, West Yorkshire Regt (Prince of Wales’s Own), Memorial, Ashby.

Stanley, William A., Pte, A Company, Motors-Tanks, Machine Gun Corps, Memorial, Ashby.

November 18

This day is the official end of the battle, but this Roll of Honour will continue each day to commemorate the fallen heroes of smaller skirmishes on the Somme.

Albright, Albert, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/ Cottage Hospital/Grammar, Market Harborough.

Davies, James R., Pte, 7th Batt, South Lancashire Regt, Thiepval.

Elliott, Robert H., Pte, 7th Batt, South Lancashire Regt, Thiepval.

Hassall, C, Pte, 7th Batt, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regt), St Mary Magdalen, Kilby.

Hatchett, William, Pte, 2nd Batt, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Thiepval.

Hopkins, Harry, Pte, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, Baptist/ St Peter’s, Barrowden.

Jewell, Hedley Wilkins, Pte, 2nd/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Appleby Magna.

Knight, Albert K., Sgt, 2nd Batt, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Memorials/Sts Simon & Jude’s, Hinckley/Earl Shilton.

Lancaster, Joseph, L Cpl, 10th Batt, Royal Warks Regt, Thiepval.

Marshall, Samuel R., Pte, 10th Batt, Royal Warks Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Mighall, William H., Pte, 97th Company, Machine Gun Corps, St Luke’s, Gaddesby.

Nicholas, Sidney, Pte, 8th Batt, Gloucestershire Regt, St Thomas a Beckett, Tugby.

Price, Richard, Pte, 2nd Batt, Grenadier Guards, St John the Baptist, Enderby.

Saxby, Thomas H., Lance Sgt, 2nd Batt, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Memorial/St Edward King & Martyr, Castle Donington.

Smith, Bertie, Cpl, 2nd/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St John the Baptist, North Luffenham.

Tacey, Ernest, Cpl, 11th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Beaumont-Hamel.

Wormleighton, Alfred, Pte, 10th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, St Peter’s, Higham on the Hill.

November 19

Sibson, George F., Pte, 9th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Andrew’s, Kegworth.

Woodford, George W., Pte, 8th Batt, North Staffordshire Regt, Memorial/Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

November 20

Addison, James William, Pte, 1st Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, All Saints/St Peter & Paul, Little Casterton/Great Casterton.

November 21

Faulkner, William J., Lance Cpl, 11th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Foster, L., Pte, 10th Regt, South African Infantry, Dodoma, Tanzania.

November 22

Thompson, Ernest Shilcock, Pte, 7th Batt, Queens Royal West Surrey Regt, Thiepval.

November 24

Taylor, Harold D., Pte, 9th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Peter’s, Leicester.

November 25

Wells, Samuel, Pte, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Peter’s, Leicester.

November 26

Aldridge, William A., Pte, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Peter’s, Leicester.

White, William H., Lance Cpl, 23rd Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Carillon/Grammar School, Loughborough.

November 28

Wade, Richard W, Pte, 3rd Batt, Royal Sussex Regiment, St Mary’s Chyrd, Westerham, Sevenoaks, Kent.

December 9

Faulkes, Albert A., Pte, 13th Batt, Kings Liverpool Regt, Memorial, Hinckley

 

Leicestershire and the Somme (part 5)

October 1

Arkinstall, George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Baptist Church/St James/Cottage Hospital/Memorial, Huncote/Market Harborough.

Atkins, Walter, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Augustine’s, Leicester.

Bacon, Frederick J., Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Memorial, Long Whatton.

Bettridge, Ernest, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Bott, George, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bienvillers.

Boulter, Henry Victor, Rifleman, 2nd Batt, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Folkes, Henry B., Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Carillon, Loughborough.

Fowers, James, Pte, 11th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval.

Francks, Alfred, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s/Bridge Road School, Leicester.

Gilbert, Harry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Jarvis, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Mould, Tom, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Nicolls, Richard J., Captain, 11th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Memorial/All Saints, Knipton.

Osborne, Alfred, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s/Bridge Road School, Leicester.

Reid, Sidney, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Rothley.

Wholton, Sylvester, Pte, 5th Mounted Rifles, Quebec Regt, Vimy.

October 2

Broughton, Sidney, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Mericourt-l’Abbe.

Claybyn, Edwin, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Christ Church, New Catton.

Coltman, Walter, Pte, 11th (Pioneer) Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Dakin, George, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Memorial/St Edward King & Martyr, Castle Donington.

Essex, John, Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Becordel-Becourt, France.

Newby, Ernest, Pte, 167th Coy, Machine Gun Corps, Memorial, Sileby, Leics.

Swain, Cyril, Pte, 2nd Batt, Grenadier Guards, St Sever.

October 3

Chambers, John, Pte, 1st Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Vermelles.

Lane, Michael, Pte, Leicestershire Regt, Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester.

Peak, James, Lance Cpl, 6th Batt, Royal Berkshire Regt, Puchevillers.

Popham, John, Captain, Adjt. 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Sever.

Prince, John, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Congerstone.

Rimmington, Ernest, Bomdardier, C Battery, 91st Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, St Nicholas’s, Cottesmore.

Simmons, Allen, Lance Cpl, 18th Batt, Western Ontario Regt, Carillon/St Peter’s, Loughborough.

Skillett, George, Rifleman, 18th Batt, Kings Own Royal Rifle Corps, Memorial, Barleythorpe and Langham.

Spencer, Frederick, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St George’s, Leicester.

Withers, Henry, Pte, A Coy. 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Sever.

Jarvis, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Mould, Tom, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Nicolls, Richard J., Captain, 11th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Memorial/All Saints, Knipton.

Osborne, Alfred, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s/Bridge Road School, Leicester.

Reid, Sidney, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Rothley.

Wholton, Sylvester, Pte, 5th Mounted Rifles, Quebec Regt, Vimy.

October 4

Battisson, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Etaples.

Blanchard, J. W., Sapper, MA Section, Royal Engineers, Memorial, South Wigston and Glen Parva.

Boswell, Samuel, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

Goddard, Bertie, Pte, 1st Batt, Argyle & Sutherland Highlanders, Struma, Greece.

Perry, Oswald Henry, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, South Wigston and Glen Parva Memorial.

Tanser, Thomas, Lance Cpl, 1st Batt, Suffolk Regt, St Nicholas’s, South Kilworth.

October 5

Black, Thomas, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/Christ Church/council offices, Coalville.

Brown, Henry, Rifleman, 21st Batt, King’s Rifle Royal Corps, Becordel-Becourt.

Godber, Herbert Frederick, Pte, A Coy. 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Meaulte.

Hollingsworth, James Martin, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Quorn.

Webster, Joseph, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Memorial/Holy Trinity, Ashby.

Wilson, George, Pte, 20th Batt, Durham Light Infantry, Etaples.

October 6

Beck, Edwin Henry, Cpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s/St Stephen’s, Leicester.

Brindley, Thomas, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/ All Saints, Oadby/Wigston Magna.

Chippendale, Herbert, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

October 7

Atter, Thomas Ernest, Rifleman, 8th Batt, London Regt (Post Office Rifles), St Peter’s/General post office, Leicester.

Bennett, Archibald, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/ Baptist Church, Oadby.

Bonser, William H., Pte, 7th Batt, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Memorials/Sts Simon and Jude/ St Helen’s, Hinckley/Earl Shilton/ Sharnford.

Hardy, George Charles, Rifleman, 1st/2nd Batt, London Regt (Post Office Rifles), General post office, Leicester.

Knight, Joseph B., Pte, 11th Batt, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regt, Memorial/Cottage Hospital/ Congregational, Market Harborough.

Milward, Charles, Pte, 122nd Company, Machine Gun Corps, Thiepval.

Powell, Owen Leonard, Rifleman, 12th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Thiepval.

Stuart, William Esme Montagu, 2nd Lt, 6th Batt, Queens Royal WeSurrey Regt, St James, Sutton Cheney.

Taylor, Cecil M., 2nd Lt, 4th Batt, London Regt, Flers.

Ward, Frank E., Rifleman, 8th Batt, London Regt, Warlencourt.

Woodward, William A., Pte, 7th Batt, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Memorial/Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

October 8

Clifton, Robert, Pte, 13th Batt, London Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

Cope, Herbert James, Pte, 1st/6th Batt, North Staffordshire Regt, St Michael’s, Tatenhill.

Kearns, George David, Sgt, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Etaples.

Shannon, Philip Rodney, Pte, Royal Canadian Regt, St Paul’s/ Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

Squires, Charles E., Pte, 16th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Carillon, Loughborough.

Thompkins, Lewis, Pte, 10th Batt, Queens Royal West Kent Regt, Thiepval.

October 9

Ballard, Charles Fredrick, Pte, 10th Batt, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regt), Thiepval.

Carruthers, James Willie, L Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Rouen.

Evans, Walter, driver, Horse Transport Depot, Army Service Corps, Memorial/Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

Law, Sidney C, Rifleman, 16th Batt, London Regt, Lesboeufs.

Wykes, Hedley William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Holy Trinity, Ashby.

October 10

Brewin, H. J., Cpl, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval.

Eggleston, Albert Edward, Pte, 3rd Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Leonard’s, Hoton.

Lindsell, Walter, Sgt, 16th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval.

Palmer, Walter, Pte, 16th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval.

October 11

Aspital, Percy, Pte, 19th Batt, Manchester Regt, Temperance Hall Mission, Leicester.

Bastard, Sidney George, Pte, 12th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, St Peter’s/All Souls/Welford Road Cemetery , Leicester.

Carpenter, Fred, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Vermelles.

King, Edward P., Pte, 19th Batt, Manchester Regt, Longueval.

Taverner, Arthur Frederick, 2nd Lt, 1st Batt, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, Sts Peter & Paul, Wing.

October 12

Austin, Thomas W. E., Pte, 18th Batt, Manchester Regt, St Michael & All Angels, Hose.

Bentley, Ben, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Blowers, Harry, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bancourt.

Clark, Percy, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Longueval.

Edmonds, Harry, Sgt, 1st Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Thiepval.

Goodwin, Frederick John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mary the Virgin, Ayston.

Harrison, George H., Pte, 2nd Batt, Lancashire Fusiliers, Thiepval.

Holdom, James, Sgt, 1st Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Thiepval.

Line, Samuel, Pte, 1st Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Clock Tower/Christ Church, Coalville.

Massey, Ernest, Pte, 2nd Batt, Duke of Wellingtons Regt, Thiepval.

Mylius, John Kingsford, Lt, 1st Batt, Kings Shropshire Light Infantry, St Mary Magdalen, Knighton.

Riddington, Sidney, Pte, 1st Batt, Canadian Mounted Rifles, Saskatchewan Regt, Etaples.

October 13

Carlin, Sam William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Sever, Rouen.

Musson, George Porter, Lance Cpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Botolph and St John the Baptist, Croxton Kerrial.

October 14

Angrave, Gerald, Pte, 19th Batt, Manchester Regt, Memorial, Thurmaston.

Austin, George H., Lance Cpl, 10th Batt, Cheshire Regt, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Bailey, Fredrick, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Etaples.

Bryan, Howard Cyril, Pte, C Company, 6th Batt, Cheshire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Coombs, Henry James, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Vermelles.

Cowling, Bertie, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Vermelles.

Gamble, Robert John Oliver, Pte, D Coy. 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Leicester.

Oldham, John G., Pte, 12th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Perkins, Frank, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s/ St Barnabas’s /Bridge Road School, Leicester.

Tyers, Alfred William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints/Memorial, Wigston Magna/ South Wigston and Glen Parva.

October 15

Duncan, Percy, Cpl, 2nd Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval.

Hawley, Herbert, Company Sgt Major, C Coy. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Rouen.

Holland, Alfred, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Quarry Cemetery, Montauban.

Lord, William Herbert, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/ St Andrew’s, Countesthorpe.

Smart, Ernest, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Anstey.

October 16

Boobyer, William, Cpl, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, Clock Tower/Methodist/St John the Baptist, Coalville/Heather/ Whitwick.

Wells, David N., Pte, 19th Batt, London Regt, Mont-St-Eloy.

October 17

Cox, Frederick, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St James’s/ Granby Road School, Aylestone.

Flude, Arthur, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Ford, Thomas William, Pte, 2nd Batt, Sherwood Foresters, All Saints, Wigston Magna.

Howard, Harry, Pte, 12th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

James, Harry, Pte, 12th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Memorials, Sapcote/Burbage.

Mawer, John H., Pte, 12th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Clock Tower/council offices/Christ Church, Coalville.

Mee, Albert, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

Pratt, John J., Pte, 19th Batt, Manchester Regt, St Mark’s Church/Belgrave Union Baptist Church, Leicester.

Rawlings, Tom, Lance Cpl, 12th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Memorial/St Mary the Virgin/ Wesleyan, Harby.

October 18

Bailey, William A., Shoesmith, 223rd Battery, Royal Field Artillery, St Mary’s/Leicester Constabulary Memorial, Ashby Magna/Leicester.

Biddles, John, Pte, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, St Alban’s, Leicester.

Clarke, Fred Henry, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/ Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

Covell, Edwin, Pte, 1st Batt, Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regt, Guards’ Cemetery, Lesboeufs.

Herbert, Thomas, Pte, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, Memorial, Barwell.

Hill, Charles W., Pte, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, Thievpal.

Hulls, Richard I, Pte, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Aylestone, Leicester.

Knight, Albert, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, South Wigston & Glen Parva Memorial.

Moody, James, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Castle Donington.

Pearson, Horace, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s/ St Barnabas’s/Bridge Road School, Leicester.

Peyton, John Joseph, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bancourt.

Pickles, Archie Jeffrey, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Sculthorpe, William H., Pte, 19th Batt, Manchester Regt, Thiepval.

Wapples, Frederick, Pte, 9th Batt, Essex Regt, Memorial, Broughton Astley, Leics.

Ward, Alfred, Pte, 3rd/5th Batt, Lancashire Fusiliers, Grevillers.

Warner, William Evelyn, Pte, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, St George’s, Leicester.

Whitlock, Percy, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Holy Trinity, Ashby.

Wilkins, William Henry, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bancourt.

Wright, Charles J., 2nd Lt, 11th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Wyatt, Harold J., Pte, 9th Batt, Essex Regt, Thiepval.

October 19

Ashton, Harry, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Aston, George Harold Barnett, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Birtles, Henry, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Leicester.

Bullimore, Walter, Pte, 20th Batt, Kings Liverpool Regt, Memorial/ St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Bullin, Charles, Driver, 483rd H.T. Company, 27th Division Training, Army Service Corps, Pieta, Malta.

Buxton, Harry, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Hart, Sidney, Pte, 19th Batt, Manchester Regt, Memorial, South Wigston & Glen Parva.

Hawkins, Herbert, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Lee, Robert, Pte, 19th Batt, Manchester Regt, St Stephen’s, Leicester.

Noble, John, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Royle, John William, Pte, C Coy. 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Swift, Samuel, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval.

Swinfield, Clarence I., Able Seaman, Drake Batt, Royal Naval Division, Memorial/SS Simon & Jude Church, Earl Shilton.

Wilson, Robert William, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Michael & All Angels, Croft.

Wright, Edgar Charles, Pte, 9th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Thiepval.

October 20

Archer, Bernard Leslie, Gunner, 84th Battery, 11th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, St Thomas of Canterbury, Frisby.

Burdett, Harold, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Montauban.

Hubbard, Edwin, Pte, 1st Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Sts Peter & Paul, Wing.

Reeve, Ernest, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

Timson (Ward), Joseph, Pte, 17th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Augustine’s, Leicester.

Ward, Joseph, Pte, 17th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Augustine’s, Leicester.

October 21

Dodds, Sidney Frank, Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Clock Tower/council offices/St John the Baptist, Coalville/Hugglescote.

Gosling, Ernest J. P., Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Hampshire Regt, Kirkee, India.

Hall, John A., Cpl, 17th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Thiepval.

Hartwell, Walter Charles, Pte, 12th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Thiepval.

Robey, Albert, Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Carillon Tower/Emmanuel/St Peter’s, Loughborough.

Thorpe, William, Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Memorial, Barleythorpe & Langham.

Wood, Sidney, Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, St Augustine’s/ St Nicholas’s, Leicester.

October 22

Burrows, Thomas, Pte, 9th Batt, Essex Regt, Sts Botolph & John the Baptist, Croxton Kerrial.

Fisher, Frederick Albert, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s/Carillon, Loughborough.

Johnson, John T., Cpl, 19th Trench Mortar Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, Sailly-au-Bois.

Needs, Frank, Pte, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Leicester.

Palmer, John H., Pte, 1st Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Memorial, Hinckley.

Smith, Herbert, Pte, 9th Batt, Essex Regiment, Etaples.

Smith, Hugh J., Sgt, 17th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Thiepval.

Storey, Herbert Henry, Pte, 16th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St John the Baptist, North Luffenham.

Thorpe, Charles, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Shepshed.

Underwood, Harry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Alban’s, Leicester.

Wisker, Robert William, Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Thiepval.

October 23

Adcock, Walter S., Pte, 12th Batt, Duke of Wellington Regt, St Margaret’s, Stoke Golding.

Alvey, Owen Burchby, Pte, 13th Batt Canadian Infantry, Quebec Regt, Netley.

Barker, John, Sgt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/ St Edward, Castle Donington.

Belcher, John W., Cpl, 1st Batt, King’s Own Royal Lancashire Regt, Thiepval.

Berrington, Joseph, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Thurmaston.

Chapman, William Thomas, Pte, 3rd Batt, Dorsetshire Regt, All Saints, Wigston.

Clowes, Joseph, Pte, C Company, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, Memorial, Great Glen.

Delmege, Eyre Bolton Massy, Captain, 2nd Batt, East Lancashire Regt, Bancourt.

Grewcock, William George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St James’s/All Souls/Granby Street School, Aylestone.

Holland, Robert, Pte, 12th Batt, Duke of Wellingtons Regt, St Deny’s, Ibstock.

Mathers, Edward, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Etaples.

Orton, Edward, Pte, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/council offices/Christ Church, Coalville.

Parish, Harold, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/ council offices Memorial/St John the Baptist, Coalville//Whitwick.

Sherwin, Ernest, Pte, 12th Batt, Duke of Wellingtons Regt, Montauban.

Spencer, George, Pte, 8th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Contay.

Sprigge, Charles, Pte, 12th Batt, Duke of Wellington’s Regt, St Barnabas’s, Leicester.

Swift, Charles W. H., Pte, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval.

Thompson, William, Pte, 1st Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, St Peter’s, Witherley.

Whittakker, Thomas Gould, Lance Sgt, 2nd Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, St Mary the Virgin, Ketton.

Young, William, Pte, 12th Batt, Duke of Wellingtons Regt, Clock Tower/St George’s, Coalville/ Swannington.

October 24

Mobbs, William George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s/St Saviour’s, Belgrave.

October 25

Farn, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, The Loyal North Lancashire Regt, St John the Baptist/Clock Tower, Hugglescote/Coalville.

Lowe, Joseph O., Cpl, 2nd Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Thiepval.

Watson, William Edwin, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Barnabas’s, Leicester.

October 26

Garner, Joseph William, Pte, 1st Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Mark’s, Leicester.

Shaw, Eber, Pte, 20th Batt, Durham Light Infantry, Voormezeele, Belgium.

Swain, Ernest, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Durham Light Infantry, St Peter’s, Redmile.

Ward, Frederick, Rifleman, 17th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, St Andrew’s, Kegworth.

Williamson, William S., Lance Cpl, 2nd Batt, Northamptonshire Regt, Granby Street School, Leicester.

October 27

Brown, John William, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Mountsorrel.

Graham, Cyril Joseph, Pte, 20th Batt, The King’s Own (Liverpool Regt), St James’s, Aylestone.

Green, Ernest Gunthorpe, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Ashby.

Masters, Leslie Stanley, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Vermelles.

Smith, Ernest Frederick, Pte, A Coy. 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Vermelles.

Weston, Albert, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Oadby.

October 28

Headley, James, Pte, 22nd Batt, West Yorkshire Regt, Longueval.

Tomlinson, Samuel T., Pte, 1st Batt, Cameronians, Thiepval.

Wright, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Etaples.

October 29

Astley, James, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial.

Beaver, Thomas, Sapper, 130th Field Company, Royal Engineers, All Saints, Oakham.

Starbuck, William Henry, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Baptist/Sts Simon & Jude’s, Earl Shilton.

Wilson, Herbert, Pte, 1st Batt, Cameronians, Thiepval.

October 30

Almey, Leonard, Lance Cpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

October 31

Dunkley, Ralph R., Gunner, A Battery, 79th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, Albert.

Watts, William, Pte, 4th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Wiggett, Alfred Henry, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Ashby.

Leicestershire & the Somme (part 3)

August 1

Cawthorn, Wilfred, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Wigston Magna

Driver, Emer C., Pte, 7th Batt, Dragoon Guards (Princess Royal’s), Memorial/St Michael & All Angels, Hallaton.

Gamble, H A, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station, Mericourt-l’abbe.

Smith, Charles William, Sgt, 17th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Holy Trinity, Barrow upon Soar.

August 2

Adkin, Stanley, Pte, 7th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, St Paul’s, Woodhouse Eaves.

Allington, William, Pte, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Michael & All Angels, Hose.

Daymond, William Edmund, Sgt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Exeter Higher Cemetery.

Marriott, Harold, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Christ Church, Linton, Derbyshire.

August 3

Baum, Alfred, Pte, 18th Batt, Durham Light Infantry, Memorial, Mountsorrel.

Cooke, Alfred, Sgt, 78th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, Granby Road School/St Andrew’s, Aylestone.

Parkes, William, Pte, 1st Batt, Royal Berkshire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Sharpe, Harry, Bombardier, 371st Battery, 132nd Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, St Michael’s, Leicester.

Shenton, Bertie J., Pte, 8th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Memorial, Quorn.

Smart, James, Pte, C Squadron, 3rd Dragoon Guards (Prince of Wales), St James’s, Smisby, Derbyshire.

Wright, George Albert, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Wistan’s, Wistow Park.

August 4

Lond, John T, CSM, 1st Batt, East Kent Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Maw, William, Pte, 1st/4th Batt Leicestershire Regiment, St Saviour’s Church, Leicester

August 5

Gunn, Thomas C., Pte, 1st Batt, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Doullens Cemetery.

Pratt, Frederick, Rifleman, 5th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Isle of Sheppey, Sheerness, Kent.

Riley, Percy Stevens, Cpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Michael’s, Stoney Stanton.

August 6

Allen, Albert, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, St Paul’s/St Mary in the Elms, Woodhouse Eaves.

Barkby, John William, Pte, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St George’s, Swannington.

Blockley, Henry, Sgt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Broughton Astley.

Cobley, Fredrick, Lance Cpl, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

Duckitt, Albert Victor, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/Emmanuel, Loughborough.

Faulkner, Alfred William, Pte, 48th Batt, Australian Infantry, St Wistan’s, Wistow Park.

Hurst, J W, Pte, 12th Batt, South Wales Borderers, Bully-grenay Cemetery.

Ponsford, Albert, Pte, 10th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Toplis, Leonard, Pte, 10th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Peronne Road Cemetery, Maricourt.

August 7

Birch, William A., Pte, 319th Mechanical Transport Company, Army Service Corps, City of Leicester Tramways & Electricity Dept Memorial, Leicester.

Brand, William Arthur, Rifleman, 2nd Batt, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, All Souls/Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

Clarke, Joseph, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Augustine’s/The Martyrs, Leicester.

Dakin, John E., Pioneer, 145th Army Troops Company, Royal Engineers, St Guthlac’s/Methodist Chapel, Stathern.

Hall, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Bedfordshire Regt, St Remigius’s, Long Clawson.

Jacques, Frank, Pte, 11th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

Swann, Ernest, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Belgrave Cemetery, Leicester.

Tebbutt, Joseph H. G., Pte, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, All Saints, Leicester.

Wells, Albert W., Pte, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Clock Tower/Council offices/Christ Church/Ebenezer Baptist, Coalville.

August 8

Cashmore, George Herbert, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Serre Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel & Hebuterne.

Draper, Bertie, Pte, 7th Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, St Bartholomew’s, Sproxton.

Marston, Alfred, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret of Antioch, Blackfordby.

Newell, Joseph, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Serre Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel & Hebuterne.

Potter, Fredrick, Pte, 10th Batt attd. 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station, Mericourt-l’abbe.

Powell, Samuel, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Serre Road Cemetery, Beaufort – Hamel & Hebuterne.

August 9

Calow, William Avan, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s/St Peter’s, Leicester.

Ellis, Edward, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bienvillers.

Isaacs, Harold Francis, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, The Martyrs Church, Leicester.

Kettle, Fredrick Henry, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s/Bridge Road School, Leicester.

Russell, Jasper, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Warlincourt Halte British Cemetery, Saulty.

Smith, Albert Ernest, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

Spicer, Stanley Thomas, Lt, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Memorial, Sapcote.

Taylor, Simeon, Pte, B Coy. 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s, Leicester.

Weston, Joseph F., Rifleman, 16th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, St Mark’s, Leicester.

August 10

Hayde, Thomas, Pte, 1st Garrison Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Cardiff (Cathways) Cemetery, Wales.

Robottom, Edward, Pte, 4th Batt, Grenadier Guards, St Andrew’s, Kegworth.

August 11

Batty, Harry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras, Pas de Calais.

Halford, Walter, Pte, 1st/6th Batt, Seaforth Highlanders, St Sever, Rouen.

Pegg, Sydney, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St James’s, Aylestone Park.

Smith, Percy Albert, Gunner, D Battery, 160th Howitzer Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, Memorial/ Leicestershire Constabulary Memorial, Oadby/Barleythorpe, Enderby and Langham.

Spouge, Alan Herbert, Pte, York & Lancaster Regt, Norton Cemetery, Sheffield.

Sutton, Thomas, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

August 12

Balding, Albert, Pte, 4th Reserve Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Gilroes Cemetery, Leicester.

Broughton, Ernest, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station, Mericourt-l’abbe.

Munday, George W., Pte, 9th Batt, Essex Regt, St Michael’s, Leicester.

Parker, Harold, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Baptist/ St James’s, Aylestone Park.

Prew, Arthur, Gunner, D Battery, 160th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, St Michael & All Angels/council offices/Leicestershire Constabulary Memorial, Ravenstone/ Coalville/Enderby.

August 13

Carryer, Charles Ivan, 2nd Lt, Royal Flying Corps, East Yorkshire Regt, St James the Greater/ Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

Dagley, William Edward, Pte, Leicestershire Regt, Doullens .

Green, Samuel, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Shepshed.

Heydon, William Edward, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Newbold Verdon.

Nixon, Thomas P., Lance Cpl, 11th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Redfern, Thomas, Pte, 12th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Flatiron Copse, Mametz.

Thompson, Joseph, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Acheux.

Wood, Harold Ernest, Lance Cpl, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s/St Saviour’s, Leicester.

Young, Harold William, Sgt, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Warlincourt Halte, Saulty.

August 14

Carrington, Arthur, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Findley, Ernest, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Fish, Percy Radford, Pte, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Reg No 1302

Goodwin, John, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery.

Jones, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Phillips, Sydney Vernon, 2nd Lt, B Coy. 10th Batt attd. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Rose, Ernest, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Barnabas’s, Leicester.

Ross, James William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints/Cross Street Methodist, Wigston.

Shore, Albert Edward, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Saviour’s, Leicester.

Smith, George, Pte, D Coy. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Spence, Horace, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Throsby, Charles Essam, Chief Petty Officer, Hood Batt, Royal Naval Division, Welford Road Cemetery/St Mary the Virgin, Leicester/Greetham.

Timson, Frank, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Leicester.

Wheatley, Ernest Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Twycross.

Wilcox, Fred, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Woodcock, Charles Frederick, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Wright, Arthur Edmund, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Michael & All Angels, Rearsby.

Wyman, George William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Sts Mary Magdalen & Andrew, Ridlington.

August 15

Douglas, Alexander Gawain, Lt, 10th Batt attd. 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Knightsbridge Cemetery, Mesnil-Martinsart.

Hinton, Alfred G., Sapper, Royal Engineers, Maroeuill British Cemetery.

August 16

Hickling, Harry, Pte, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Castle Donington.

Newton, William, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, St Alban’s, Harrison Road, Leicester.

Wood, Isaac, Pte, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

August 17 

Bassford, John, Pte, 2nd Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Hughes, Richard, Pte, 1st/6th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, St Peter’s, Swepstone, Leics.

Rimmington, Thomas, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Smith, William, Sgt, D Battery, 86th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, Glasgow Western Necropolis, Lanarkshire.

Tite, Albert, Pte, 7th Batt, Northamptonshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Walker, William Arthur, Pte, 2nd Batt, West Yorkshire Regt.

August 18

Bright, George Harold, Lance Sgt, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/St Augustine’s, Loughborough/Leicester.

Deacon, George Ernest, Pte, B Coy. 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Barnabas’s, Leicester.

Durance, Zadoc W., Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Ypres (Menin Gate), Belgium.

Martin, Henry, Pte, 1st/6th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, St Augustine’s, Leicester.

Perkins, Albert Henry, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Memorial, Hinckley.

Vigars, Cyril Herbert, Rifleman, 7th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Memorial, Hinckley.

August 19

Blockley, Francis Alfred, Pte, 20th Batt Canadian Infantry, Central Ontario Regt, Ridge Wood, Voormezeele, Belgium.

Clarke, Joseph C., Company Sgt Major, 6th Batt, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, St John the Baptist, Leicester.

Hague, Fredrick Arthur William, Pte, 7th Batt, Australian Infantry, Carillon/Holy Trinity, Loughborough.

Hextall, Thomas William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Lawrence’s, Ansley, Warwickshire.

Isaac, John G., Pte, 43rd Company, Machine Gun Corps, Memorial/Cottage Hospital/Grammar School, Market Harborough.

Owen, Samuel, Pte, 10th Batt, Cheshire Regt, Blighty Valley Cemetery, Authuile Wood, Authuile & Aveluy.

Wiggins, William Esmy, Private, Leicestershire Yeomanry, Oakham Castle.

August 20

Barrand, Cyril, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mary’s, Bottesford.

Jacques, Eric Ivor, Sgt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/St Peter’s/All Saints, Loughborough.

Vernon, Ernest A., Lance Cpl, 2nd Field Company, Royal Engineers, St Andrew’s, Leicester.

August 21

Fryer, Oscar H., Pte, 1st/7th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Gamble, Ernest W., Pte, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, France.

Grewcock, Walter, Pte, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

PRIVATE WALTER GREWCOCK 24449
Killed in Action Monday 21st August 1916
2ND BATTALION SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT
Euston Road Cemetery, Colincamps, France
Plot 1 Row D Grave 29
AGE 24
Born Hinckley Enlisted Hinckley
Husband of Mrs. Grewcock, 22 Spencer Street, Hinckley.
Wesleyan Methodist Memorial
HINCKLEY TIMES 16TH SEPTEMBER 1916 _
Mrs. Grewcock of 22 Spencer Street, Hinckley, has received information that her
husband Private W Grewcock 22440, of the South Staffordshire Regiment, has died
of shell shock.
Twenty-Four years of age, Grewcock was called up as a Derby Recruit in April last
year. He was trained at Cannock Chase and went to France about ten weeks ago. He
formerly worked at the hosiery factory of Messrs. Atkins Bros at Hinckley and was
highly esteemed by his former fellow workers. In a letter to his widow, Private J
Cassel, says the deceased’s death came as a great shock to the whole battalion. He
was a great favourite with the other soldiers and always did his work cheerfiilly and
manfully. Grewcock, in addition to a widow, leaves a child.

Rollinson, Alexander James, Lance Cpl, 1st Batt, Royal Scots Fusiliers, Boy Scout Association Memorial/St Mary Magdalen Church, Leicester/Knighton, Leicester.

Satchwell, George William, Pte, 7th Batt, Queens Royal West Surrey Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Sutton, Walter, Pte, 1st Batt, Royal Scots Fusiliers, Memorial, Hinckley, Leics.

August 22

Rayment, George, Gunner, 371st Battery, Royal Field Artillery, Englebelmer Communal Cemetery, France.

Stevenson, Albert, Pte, 11th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Michael’s Chyrd , Pleasley, Derbyshire.

White, Charles E., Gunner, 25th Battery, 35th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, St Mark’s Church, Leicester.

August 23

Blaza, Ernest W., Trooper,

Auckland Mounted Rifles, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, St Peter’s, Shackerstone.

Griffiths, Albert Henry, Pte, 3rd Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Etaples.

Pyne, Joseph, Pte, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Andrew’s/ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Siddons, Charles, Pte, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Ville-sur-Ancre Cemetery.

Smith, George, Pte, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval, Somme.

Stevenson, G., Pte, 1st Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, St Andrew’s, Kegworth.

August 24

Cox, Charles D. H., Pte, 5th Batt, Loyal North Lancashire Regt, Abbeville.

Healey, Albert Percy, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Augustine’s, Leicester.

Rollins, John, Pte, 3rd Batt, Worcestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Taylor, Claude G., Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Memorial, Breedon on the Hill.

August 25

Austen, Ernest, 2nd Lt, 14th (Kings) Hussars, Delhi 1914-1918 War Memorial.

Brett, Frank, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Blackpool Cemetery.

Overton, Ernest D., Rifleman, 16th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, St Denys, Ibstock.

Reeves, Alfred, Pte, 24th Batt, Australian Infantry, St Barnabas’s, Leicester.

August 26

Cobley, William, Lance Cpl, 2nd Batt, Royal Scots, Bethencourt Cemetery.

Hill, Arthur Walter, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Barnabas’s/Bridge Road School, Leicester.

Waldron, John, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/All Saints, Loughborough.

August 30

Shelton, Arthur, Rifleman, 10th Batt, Rifle Brigade, Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Bray-sur-somme, France

Smith, Ernest, Pte, Army Service Corps, Abbeville Communal Cemetery, France

August 31

Banks, William Ernest, Pte, 1st Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Memorial/Cottage Hospital/ Congregational Church, Market Harborough.

Burton, Walter Adnitt, Pte, 1st Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Memorial, Oadby.

Cook, Frank, Lance Sgt, 1st Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Longueval.

English, James Clive, Pte, 1st Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Greasley, Herbert, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St James the Greater, Birstall.

Smith, Charles, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras, Pas de Calais.

Leicestershire & the Somme July (part2). (16th – 31st)

W H Waring

W H Waring, Father of Betty Ball of Earl Shilton. A dispatch rider for the Leicestershire artillery.

Leicestershire Deaths from 16th July (from Leicester Mercury)

July 16

Benford, William Edward, Pte, 100th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry), St Augustine’s Church, Leicester.

Fairbrother, Frank, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Herring, Arthur, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l’abbe, France.

Hind, Frank Farmer, 2nd Lt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, France.

Hipwell, John Henry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l’abbe, France.

Holford, Charles, Cpl, 100th Company Machine Gun Corps, Thiepval Memorial Somme, France.

Knight, Samuel, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Lawton, Henry Joseph, Sgt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Holy Trinity Church, Barrow-upon-Soar, Leics.

Monk, George, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Peter’s Chyrd Memorial, Glenfield, Leics.

Page, Fredrick William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial/Congregational Church Memorial/Cottage Hospital War Memorial Market Harborough, Leics.

Page, Victor Scott, Lance Sgt, 11th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, St Peter’s Chyrd Memorial, Claybrooke Parva.

Pask, John Abbot, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Mary Magdalen Church, Kilby, Leics.

Proctor, David, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rodgers, Albert, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Sever Cemetery Rouen, France.

Smith, Herbert Jennings, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France.

Smith, Harry, Pte, 8th Batt, Seaforth Highlanders, St Mark’s Church/St Nicholas’s Church, Leicester.

Squires, Thomas, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Andrew’s Church, Thringstone, Leics.

Thirdborough, Arthur, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, France.

Timms, John Henry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Wakeford, Edward Kingsley, Lt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Flatiron Copse Cemetery Mametz, France.

Ward-Jones (MC), Frederick V, Lt, 1st Batt, South Wales Borderers, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, France.

July 17

Anderson, Alexander Douglas, Lt, 1st/4th Batt, Gloucestershire Regiment, St Mary Mag Church/Clarendon Park Con Church/The Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys Mem Knighton/Leicester/Leicester.

Baggaley, Albert, LCpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Ball, Percy, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial Somme, France.

Barnes, Harry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Michael & All Angels Church Memorial/St John the Baptrist Chyrd Diseworth/Belton.

Barnes, Harry Albert, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial Somme, France.

Barsby, William Gumley, Sgt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Saviour’s Church/St Stephen’s Church/Bridge Road School Memorial, Leicester.

Bass, Joseph Thurlby, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Botolph & John The Baptist Church, Croxton Kerrial.

Beasley, Thomas Alfred, Pte, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regiment, Memorial, Hinckley,

Beeby, Harry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial/St Edward King & Martyr Church, Castle Donington.

Benjamin, William H, Pte, 2nd Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l’abbe, Somme, France.

Bennett, George Vernon, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Bentley, Thomas, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Syston, Leics.

Boulter, Alfred, Cpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Mark’s Church, Leicester.

Brewin, Argreave, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Brewin, John, Sgt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester.

Brownlow, Ambrose, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Clock Tower Memorial/Council Offices Memorial/Christ Church Coalville, Leics.

Chapman, John Henry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Paul’s Church, Leicester.

Chater, John Thomas, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Chell, Joseph, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Cramp, Walter, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Margaret’s Church, Leicester.

Crump, Leonard Charles, LCpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Peter’s Chyrd Memorial, Claybrooke Parva, Leics.

Danvers, Joseph, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial/St Edward King & Martyr Church, Castle Donington.

Devenport, Arthur John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Dodd, Samuel Henry, Pte, D Coy 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Elton, Arthur, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Barnabas’s Church, Leicester.

Fahey, Michael, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Farmer, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Farnsworth, Campbell Victor, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St John the Baptist Church, Croxton Kerrial.

Faulkner, Alfred Sydney, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Faulks, Francis Edward, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Michael’s Chyrd Memorial, Stoney Stanton, Leics.

Gerrard, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Gibson, Edgar, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Grainger, Herbert Mann, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Andrew’s Church, Thringstone, Leics.

Gray, Thomas, Pte, “D” Coy. 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment, Carillon Tower Memorial. Loughborough.

Halford, Albert, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Barnabas’s Church, Leicester.

Hall, John Harold, Pte, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Clock Tower Memorial/Council Offices Memorial, Coalville.

Hardy, William Horace, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, The Martyrs Church, Leicester.

Harris, William Thomas, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thievpal Memorial, Somme, France.

Heath, Henry Beaumont, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz, France.

Hill, George William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thievpal Memorial, Somme, France.

Hipwell, Arthur, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Hockley, George Henry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Michael’s Chyrd Memorial, Edmondthorpe, Leics.

Hurd, Thomas William, Pte,, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Isaacs, Frederick Albert, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Jacobs, George William, LCpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Jeffrey, John Ashby, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial Sapcote, Leics.

Keech, Walter, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Michael’s Church/Boy Scouts Association Memorial Scott Street, Leicester/Leicester.

Kenney, George William, Cpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Whetstone.

Kettlewell, John Wildman, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

King, Bertie, Pte,6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Kingham, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Clock Tower Memorial/St Peter’s Chyrd Memorial, Coalville/Bardon Hill, Coalville, Leics.

Knight, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Peter’s Church/St Stephen’s Church, Belgrave, Leicester/Leicester.

Knox, Robert Charles, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Lewin, Stephen, LCpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, All Saints Chyrd Memorial, Wigston Magna, Leics.

Mason, Alexander, Pte, 6th Batt Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Massey, Edward, Pte, “C” Coy 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, France.

Meachem, Ernest, Pte, 6th Battalion, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Lubenham, Leics.

Meadows, William Henry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Mark’s Church/The Martyrs Church, Leicester.

Mellor, John William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Miller, Fred, LCpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Miller, Arthur, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Market Bosworth, Leics.

Mitchell, Harry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Carillon Tower Memorial, Loughborough, Leics.

Moore, Edward, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Saviour’s Church, Leicester.

Neat, John, Pte, “C” Coy 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Ogden, Percy Merrall, LCpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Orton, William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Palmer, George, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Desford, Leics.

Payne, John, LCpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz, France.

Perkins, Wilfred,Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Augustine’s Church, Leicester.

Pickard, Donald Johnson, 2nd Lt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorials/Village Hall Memorial/St Philip & St James’s Church, Desford/Botcheston & Newtown/Botcheston/Ratby.

Price, Richard, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Thurmaston, Leics.

Reed, Daniel, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial/St Mary’s Church/War Memorial Hospital, Memorial/St Andrew’s Chyrd, Melton Mowbray/MM/MM/Twyford, Leics.

Riley, Percy, Sgt, 15th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Memorial, Ashby de la Zouch, Leics.

Robinson, Frederick, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial/St Peter’s Church, Belton, Rutland.

Rushin, Samuel, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Anstey, Leics.

Shorthouse, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Hinckley, Leics.

Spencer, Harold, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Spencer, William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Templar, Jacob, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Tighe, Frank Owen, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Tite, William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, All Saints Chyrd Memorial, Wigston Magna, Leics.

Vernon, Ernest Arnold, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l’abbe, France.

Walker, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Carillon Tower Memorial/All Saints Church/Memorial, Loughborough/Loughborough/Shepshed, Leics.

Walton, Edward, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Clock Tower Memorial/Council Offices Memorial/St John the Baptist Chyrd Memorial, Coalville/Coalville/Whitwick, Leics.

Wapples, John George, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Wapples, Thomas Henry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Broughton Astley, Leics.

Ward, Frank, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial/St Giles Church, Medbourne, Leics.

Wetenhall, William Thornton, Captain, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Whitlock, James Clark, Sgt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial/St Mary’s Church/War Memorial Hospital Memorial/St Thomas A Beckett Chyrd Memorial, Melton Mowbray/MM/MM/Tugby, Leics.

Wilbur, James, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Hinckley, Leics.

Willars, Charles, LCpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, All Saints Church, Leicester.

Williams, Edward, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial/St Mary’s Church/War Memorial Hospital Memorial, Melton Mowbray, Leics.

Wood, Sydney, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Yates, Walter,Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

July 18

Croxall, Arthur William, Rifleman, 17th Batt, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, All Saints Church/Alderman, Newton Grammar School Memorial, Leicester.

Holland, George, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, SS Simon & Jude’ Church/Memorial, Earl Shilton, Leics.

Hunter, Arthur John, Pte, 2nd Batt, East Surrey Regiment, St Margaret’s Church, Stoke Golding, Leics.

Perkins, Edward, CSM, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial, Sileby, Leics.

Roberts, Harold, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Abbeville Communal Cemetery, France.

Watts, Herbert William, Pte, 6th Batt Leicestershire Regiment, St George’s Church, Swannington, Leics.

Wyles, John William, Pte, 9th Batt, Essex Regiment, Memorial/St Mary’s Church/War Memorial Hospital Memorial, Melton Mowbray, Leics.

July 19

Arlott, Henry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Mark’s Church, Leicester.

Brewin, Alfred, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Memorial/St Mary’s Church/War Memorial Hospital Memorial, Melton Mowbray, Leics.

Brooks, John William, Pte, 2nd/6th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Clock Tower Memorial/Council Offices Memorial, Coalville.

Freer, Eric, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Nicholas’s Church, Fleckney, Leics.

Marples, Harold Thomas, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Sever Cemetery Rouen, France.

Rump, Horace, Pte, 8th Batt, Norfolk Regiment, Thiepval Memorial Somme, France.

Smith, Bertie J, Pte, 2nd/6th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regiment Memorial/St Mary’s Church/War Memorial Hospital Memorial/Wyggeston Grammar School for Boys Memorial, Melton Mowbray/MM/MM/, Leicester.

Wadsworth, John C, Gunner, “A” Battery 112th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, St Nicholas’s Chyrd Memorial/Memorial/Cottage Hospital War Memorial, Little Bowden/Market Harborough/MH, Leics.

Webb, Arthur, Sgt, 8th Batt, Suffolk Regiment, London Cemetery and Extension High Wood, Longueval, France.

Whitmore, Laurence Albert, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St John the Baptist Chyrd Memorial, Whitwick, Leics.

July 20

Appleby, George Thomas, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Ypres (Menin Gate) Meorial, Belgium.

Ball, Harold, Pte, 1st Batt, Northamptonshire Regiment, St Mark’s Church, Leicester.

Beeby, James William, LCpl, 17th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Loos Memorial Pas de Calais, France.

Bemrose, Fred, Gunner, 61st Division, Ammunition Column Royal Field Artillery, The Martyrs Church/Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Chamberlain, Fredrick William, Pte, 2nd Batt, Suffolk Regiment, St Peter’s Church, Leicester.

Fearn, Joseph M, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Gould, Edward Francis, Pte, D Company 20th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Vernon Rd Methodist Church/All Souls Church/Welford Road Cemetery/Alderman Newton Grammar School Memorial Aylestone Park, Leicester/Leicester.

Levy, Michael, LCpl, 23rd Batt, Manchester Regiment Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Orridge, Arthur, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Michael & All Angels Chyrd Memorial Diseworth, Leics.

Riley, Harry, Pte, 14th Batt, York & Lancaster Regiment Merville Communal Cemetery, France.

Roberts, Owen Leonard, Pte, 10th Batt, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Village Hall Memorial, Burton on the Wolds, Leics.

Robinson, James, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Bologne Eastern Cemetery, France.

Smith, Frank, LCpl, 1st Batt, Cameronians, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Spencer, Sidney Thomas, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Longuenesse (St Omer) Souvenir Cemetery, France.

Wain, David, Rifleman, 16th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Carillon Tower Memorial/St Peter’s Church, Loughborough, Leics.

July 21

Asbury, John Henry, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Burbage.

Copson, William, Sgt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Wigston Magna.

Dean, Albert, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Abbeville Cemetery.

Flint, James, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Hill, Walter, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/council offices/St John the Baptist, Coalville/Hugglescote.

Nicklin, William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Etaples Military Cemetery.

Raven, Edward, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

Willis, William Ewart, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

July 22

Binks, Fred, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Mission Cemetery, France.

Carter, Joseph Edmund, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Wigston Magna.

Chapman, Frederick, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

Cross, Wilfred, 2nd Lt, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

Dewey, Frank, Pte, 12th Batt, Royal Sussex Regt, St Michael & All Angels, Hose.

Hill, Rowland, Pte, 11th Batt, Australian Infantry, Villiers-bretonneux Memorial.

Smith, Henry, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Smith, Thomas William Edward, Pte, 9th Batt, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regt), All Saints/Grammar School, Swinford/Lutterworth.

Wilson, Frank, Pte, 56th Company, Machine Gun Corps, Memorial/Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

July 23

Ball, Leonard Arthur, Pte, 2nd Batt, King’s Own Scottish Borderers, Memorial, Oadby.

Chance, William, Lance Cpl, 1st Batt, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry, Delville Wood Cemetery, Longueval, Somme.

Elverstone, Bertie, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Newbold Verdon.

Freeman, William Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter & St Paul’s, Market Overton.

Holyoak, William, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

Jones, Thomas, Pte, 8th Batt, Gloucestershire Regt, Holy Trinity, Norton juxta Twycross.

Lockley, Gordon, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station Cemetry, Mericourt-l’abbe.

Parker, George Richard, Pte, 1st Batt, Northamptonshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Powell, John, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bologne Cemetery.

Saunders, William John, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Calais Southern Cemetery.

Shepherd, Henry William, Pte, 2nd Batt, Kings Own Scottish Borderers, St Margaret’s, Leicester.

Sparkes, Percy William, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l’abbe.

Weathers, Jeremiah, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Esquelbecq Military Cemetery.

July 24

Ashby, Cecil Ernest, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bienvillers Military Cemetery.

Bosworth, Thomas, Gunner, 85th Siege Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, Memorial, Anstey.

Etterley, George Edward, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Plungar.

Witherington, Albert, Pte, 2nd Batt, Royal Scots, Le Cateau Cemetery, France.

July 25

Boucher, Alan Estcourt, Captain, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Nicholas’s, Frolesworth.

Foode, John Bennett, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Leicester.

Hill, Rowland, Pte, 11th Batt, Australian Infantry, Villiers-bretonneux.

Shreeves, Harry Thomas, Sgt, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Holy Trinity/Memorial, Ashby/Kempston, Beds.

Starmer, Samuel Leslie, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Michael & All Angels, Cosby.

Warwick, John Thomas, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Sever Cemetery, Rouen.

July 26

Bewicke, Calverley, Lt, 1st Batt, Welsh Regt, St Michael & All Angel’s/Memorial, Hallaton.

Briggs, Horace H., Lance Cpl, 1st/7th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Pozieres Cemetery, Orvillers-la-boisselle.

Broome, Charles, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Boulogne Cemetery.

Checkley, Charles William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

Curtis, William Arthur, Pte, 12th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Gilroes Crematorium, Leicester.

Mowbray, Charles Henry, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/Emmanuel/St Peter’s, Loughborough.

Smalley, Leonard, Lance Cpl, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Alban’s, Leicester.

July 27

Batchelor, Samuel J., Gunner, 6th Ammunition Column, Royal Field Artillery, St Michael’s, Stoney Stanton.

Bickley, Haden John, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.

Gerrie, Athelstan Ross, Staff Sgt, 2nd Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Amara War Cemetery, Mesopotamia.

Heath, Thomas, Cpl, 17th Batt, Royal Scots., Carnoy Military Cemetery.

Martin, Robert, Lance Cpl, B Coy. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Peter’s, Whetstone.

Randle, Absolom, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station, Mericourt-l’abbe.

Swann, Sydney, Pte, 16th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Waterfield, Bertie J., Lance Cpl, 20th Batt, London Regt, St Peter’s, Belgrave.

Wright, Walter Henry Percival, Pte, 16th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

July 28

Baldwin, William, Pte, 15th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Clarke, Harry Cyril, Pte, 1st Batt, Cheshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Dixon, Claude Dudley, 2nd Lt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Wyggeston Grammar/Boy Scouts Association, Leicester.

Farndon, Allen J., Pte, 16th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Dernancourt.

Faulkner, Ernest, Sgt, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Alban’s/ South Wigston & Glen Parva Memorial, Leicester/South Wigston.

Lucas,Alfred, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Potijze Burial Ground.

Mawby Bert, Lance Cpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Alban’s, Leicester.

Nicholls, John William, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/council offices/Christ Church/St Michael & All Angels, Coalville/Ravenstone.

Potter, Charles, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Potijze Burial Ground Cemetery.

Sowden, Clarence Sam, Pte, D Coy. 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Tuffley, Walter James, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St John the Baptist, Leicester.

July 29

Aldwinckle, Herbert, Pte, No. 2 Remount Depot, Army Service Corps, Memorial/St Giles’s, Medbourne.

Brocklehurst, Archibald H., Captain, 1st Batt, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Bromley, Arthur A., Pte, 2nd Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, St Mark’s/Belgrave Liberal Club, Leicester.

Roberts, Thomas Goodson, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Redmile.

Springthorpe, Alfred, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s/All Saints, Leicester.

Turner, Edwin Fielding, Pte, 20th Batt, Australian Infantry, Memorial/Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

July 30

Bedford, Charles E., Pte, 14th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Charles, Albert, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Crane, George, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Duckworth, William, Pte, 16th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Loos.

Durance, Harry, Pte, 2nd Batt, Royal Scots Fusiliers, Thiepval, Somme.

Dyson, Herbert, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Augustine’s, Leicester.

Ellis, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Guillemont.

Fletcher, Harold, Pte, 2nd Batt, Oxford and Bucks. Light Infantry, Clock Tower/council offices/ St John the Baptist, Coalville/ Hugglescote.

Gibson, Walter, Cpl, 17th Batt, Manchester Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Green, Ernest, Pte, 18th Batt, Middlesex Regt, St John the Baptist, Enderby.

Henson, Horace E., Pte, 2nd Batt, Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Jeffs, George O., Pte, 14th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, St Nicholas’s, Frolesworth.

Lowrie, George Albert, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Lucas, William Thomas, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Arras.

Neal, William H. J., Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Berkshire Regt, Warloy-baillon.

Palmer, Harold Louis, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Ypres (Menin Gate), Belgium.

Porter, Thomas, Pte, 13th Batt, Yorkshire Regt, Bethune.

Smalley, Harry, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/ Grammar School/Emmanuel, Loughborough.

Wright, Horace George, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Ypres (Menin Gate), Belgium.

July 31

Cave, Arthur, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Leicester.

Chawner, George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/ St John the Evangelist, Donisthorpe & Oakthorpe.

Gale, William, Pte, 1st Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Shepshed.

Gollop, Hubert, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Millencourt.

Nutt, David, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter & St Paul’s, Uppingham.

Partner, John William, Pte, 4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bienvillers Cemetery.

Wilford, John W., Bombardier, 82nd Battery, Royal Field Artillery, Memorial/Cottage Hospital/ St Nicholas’s, Market Harborough/ Little Bowden.

August 1

Cawthorn, Wilfred, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Wigston Magna

Driver, Emer C., Pte, 7th Batt, Dragoon Guards (Princess Royal’s), Memorial/St Michael & All Angels, Hallaton.

Gamble, H A, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station, Mericourt-l’abbe.

Smith, Charles William, Sgt, 17th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Holy Trinity, Barrow upon Soar.

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Leicestershire & the Somme (Update 1st-15th July 1916)

(Data from the Leicester Mercury web site)

Names of soldiers who died in the Battle of the Somme from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland

July 1

Allen, Richard Oswald, Pte, 16th Batt, Middlesex Regt, Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

Allsop, J. H., Pte, 1st/7th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Atkin, James T., Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Gommecourt Wood, Pas De Calais.

Ball, J., Pte, 1st/7th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Barratt, Alfred, Pte, 8th Batt, East Surrey Regt, St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Birch, John, Pte, 1st Batt, Hampshire Regt, Memorial, Pickwell.

Blake, Frank, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Shepshed.

Brooks, Reginald F., Pte, 12th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Broom, William, Pte, 7th Batt, East Yorkshire Regt, St Eglwin’s, Scalford.

Bullock, John, Pte, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/Council Offices/Christ Church/Ebenezer Baptist, Coalville.

Burrows, John Albert, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Bury, William T., Pte, 26th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Button, Richard, Cpl, 1st Batt, Lancashire Fusiliers, Memorial/ Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

Callard, William Kingsley, 2nd Lt, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Bishop Street Methodist/Welford Road Cemetery/Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

Chapman, Arthur D., 2nd Lt, 1st/5th Batt, North Staffordshire Regt, Carillon/All Saints/Grammar School, Loughborough.

Clapham, Leonard P., Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Clay, Arthur, Pte, 2nd Batt, Seaforth Highlanders, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Coekin, Francis, Pte, 1st Batt, East Yorkshire Regt, Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la-boiselle.

Coleman, Bert, Pte, 1st/14th Batt (London Scottish), London Regt, Memorial, Great Glen.

Convoy, Francis D., Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Cook, Alexander J., Gunner, 147th Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery, St Peter’s/St Nicholas’s, Leicester.

Cooper, Frank, Rifleman, 1st/9th Batt, London Regt (Queen Victoria’s Rifles), St James the Greater/ Carillon/Emmanuel Church, Leicester/ Loughborough.

Day, Arthur, Pte, 5th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Gommecourt Wood, Foncquevillers.

Ellis, George, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St James’s Church/Granby Road School, Aylestone Park, Leicester.

Ellis, Herbert, Sgt, C Battery, 80th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, Citadal, Fricourt.

Faulks, John G., Pte, 2nd Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Flint, Wilfred Ernest, 2nd Lt, 1st/7th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

Gamble, Frank Burfield, 2nd Lt, 1st/7th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Martyrs Church/Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

Goodacre, F., Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Gorick, James, Lance Cpl, 1st/6th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Greasley, Joe, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/ Wesleyan Memorial, Rothley.

Greaves, Thomas, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Grimsley, Stanley, Lance Cpl, 1st/6th Batt, South Staffordshire Regt, St Saviour’s, Leicester.

Hart, George William, Pte, 1st/6th Batt, North Staffordshire Regt, Memorial/St John The Evangelist, Donisthorpe.

Harvey, Percy, Pte, 1st/6th Batt, North Staffordshire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Hensman, Horace, Pte, 7th Batt, Bedfordshire Regt, St Mary Magdalen, Shearsby.

Heygate, Claude Raymond, Captain, 2nd Batt, attd. 10th Batt, King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, St Paul’s Chyrd/Memorial, Woodhouse Eaves.

Hyman, Herbert, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Ingham, Lawrence, Pte, 18th Batt, Liverpool Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Johnson, Frank, Company Sgt Major, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Shepshed.

Johnson, Charles, Pte, 2nd Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Johnson, Herbert R., Sgt, 14th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, St James’s, Aylestone Park, Leicester.

Keens, Alfred G., Pte, 2nd Batt, Devonshire Regt, Ovillers Military Cemetery, France.

Kidger, John James Bernard, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

Kidger, Cornelius, Pte, 10th Batt, West Yorkshire Regt, Memorial, Sileby, Leics.

Lait, Maurice, Pte, 12th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

McCabe, Patrick, Pte, 24th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Ovillers Military Cemetery.

Metherell, Charles, Pte, 14th Batt, London Regt-London Scottish, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Miles, Edwin P., Pte, 1st/6th Batt, North Staffordshire Regt, Gommecourt Wood, Fonquevillers.

Miller, Clifford, Pte, 11th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, St Mary’s, Bottesford.

Morgan, John W., Pte, 1st/7th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Mountain, William, Sgt, 15th Batt, Lancashire Fusiliers, Connaught Cemetery, Thiepval.

Newton, William J., Pte, 2nd Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, All Saints, Knipton.

Nichols, Thomas, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley, Leics.

Paice, John W., Pte, 1st/7th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Gommecourt Wood, Foncquevillers.

Parkin, Joseph, Lance Cpl, 2nd Batt, Royal Berkshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Parsons, Leonard S., Pte, 6th Batt, Northamptonshire Regt, Dantzig Alley Military Cemetery, Mametz.

Pearson, Edward, Pte, 12th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, Memorial Cross/Vicarage/Holy Trinity, Barrow upon Soar.

Peregrine, John P. P., Lt, 1st Batt, East Yorkshire Regt, Memorial/St Guthlac’s, Branston by Belvoir.

Potter, John Kesteven, Sapper, 154th Field Company, Royal Engineers, Carillon, Loughborough.

Pymm, Sidney A., Cpl, 11th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Blighty Valley Cemetery,Authulie & Aveluy.

Randall, John, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Foncquevillers, France.

Read, Edward, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Sayres, Hugh Wingfield, Captain, 1st Batt, Lancashire Fusiliers, Sucrerie, Colincamps.

Scattergood, George, Pte, 8th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Shilcross, John Henry, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, St Andrew’s, Kegworth.

Simpson, Horace Cumberland, Pte, 15th Batt, West Yorkshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Smith, Stanley John, Lance Cpl, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St James Chyrd, Smisby.

PRIVATE STANLEY JOHN SMITH 3376
Killed in Action Saturday lst July 1916
1/5TH BATTALION LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
Fonquevilliers Military Cemetery, France
Plot 1 Row L Grave 21
AGE 21
Enlisted Hinckley
Son of Mr and Mrs R Smith, Queens Road, Hinckley.
Wesleyan Methodist Memorial
Leicestershire Roll of Honour (Leicester Cathedral) A
HINCKLEY TIMES 22ND JULY 1916
Mr and Mrs R Smith of Queens Road, Hinckley, have received information that their
eldest son, Lance—Corporal Stanley John Smith, ofthe 5th Leicestershire Regiment
was killed in action in France on July lst, the opening day of the British offensive.
The deceased who was 21 years of age enlisted soon after the outbreak of the war. He
received his training at Luton and went to France in August of last year. Much
sympathy has been extended to the bereaved parents on their great loss. The deceased
was formerly employed at the hosiery factory in Burbage of Messrs. Robinson Bros.

Smith, Albert W., Pte, 1st/6th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, All Saints Chyrd Memorial, Oakham.

Smith, Harry, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Snodin, John, Gunner, D Battery, 175th Brigade, Royal Field Artillery, St Peter & Paul’s, Uppingham.

Southall, George, Pte, 2nd Batt, West Yorkshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Stanton, George, Pte, 9th Batt, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, St Andrew’s, Leicester.

Starbuck, Joseph, Pte, 13th Batt, Yorkshire Regt, Loos.

Steele, Hugh, Pte, 2nd Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Stevenson, Thomas, Pte, 2nd Batt, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, Memorial, Shepshed.

Taylor, Lance, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Terrell, Victor James, Rifleman, 1st/5th Batt, London Regt (London Rifle Brigade), All Saints/SS Peter

& Paul, Little Casterton/Great Casterton.

Thompson, Leonard Arthur, Pte, 1st/6th Batt, North Staffordshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Thorogood, George William, Pte, 2nd Batt, Queens Royal West Kent Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Tilley, Charlie, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

Tomlin, Robert, Pte, 23rd Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers (Tyneside Scottish), Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Tuck, Jeremiah, Pte, 12th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wain, William W., Pte, 2nd Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, Memorial, Long Whatton.

Walker, Fred, Lance Cpl, 14th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Ward, James E., Pte, 1st/2nd North Midland Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wesson, Arthur Ernest, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, South Wigston & Glen Parva.

Williams, Sidney H., Sapper, 2nd/2nd London Field Company, Royal Engineers, Serre Road Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel & Hebuterne.

Wiltshire, Arthur, Pte, 10th Batt, Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, The Martyrs Church/Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Winterbottom, Alfred, Pte, 8th Batt, York & Lancaster Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wright, William H., Pte, 1st/6th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Serre Road Cemetery No2.

July 2

Davenport, Tom, Pte, 6th Batt, Northamptonshire Regt, Dive Copse British Cemetery, France.

Newton, Edgar, Pte, 1st Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, The Martyrs Church, Leicester.

Shipley, John, Pte, 4th Batt, Middlesex Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Smith, Henry, Sgt, 6th Batt, Wiltshire Regt, St Nicholas’s Church Fleckney, Leicestershire.

July 3

Bunney, Lawrence, Pte, 1st Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Burton, Herbert H, Pte, 12th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Clock Tower Memorial/Council Offices Memorial/St John the Baptist Chyrd Memorial, Coalville/Coalville/Whitwick, Leics.

Gould, Douglas, LCp, 10th Batt, Worcestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Grewcock, William E, Pte, 9th Batt, Essex Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Hollick, John William, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Clock Tower Memorial/Council Offices Memorial/Christ Church, Coalville, Leics.

Hunt, Norris, LCpl, 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Hunter, Hubert Oscar, Pte, 7th Batt, Suffolk Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Hunter, Hubert O, Pte, 7th Batt, South Staffordshire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Nutt, Tom, Pte, 2nd Batt, Border Regiment, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l’abbe, France.

Paling, Archie, Pte, 8th Batt, Lincolnshire Regiment, Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-la-boiselle, France.

Palmer, Frank, Pte, 8th Batt, Lincolnshire Regiment, St Matthew’s Church, Worthington, Leics.

Rossell, Leonard, Pte, 8th Batt, Gloucestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Salisbury, John Riley, Pte, 12th Batt, Northumberland Fusiliers, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Shilton, Ernest, Pte, 10th Batt, Worcestershire Regiment, St Margaret’s Church, Stoke Golding, Leics.

Warboys, Harry, Pte, 6th Batt, Queens Royal West Surrey Regiment, St John the Evangelist Church, Ryhall, Rutland.

Ward, Mark W, Pte, 8th Batt, Gloucestershire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

July 4

Barnes, Frank, Pte, 10th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Memorial, Burbage.

Hubbard, Leslie, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Burton-upon-Trent Cemetry, Staffordshire.

Vann, John, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, All Saints Church/Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

July 5

Bradley, Sidney, Pte, 1st battalion, West Yorkshire Regiment, Warloy-baillon Com.Cemetery.Ext, France.

Dalby, Frank, Pte, 9th Batt, Cameronians, St Peter’s Church, Belgrave, Leicester.

Disney, Arthur, Pte, 4th Batt, Worcestershire Regiment, All Saints Church/St Nicholas’s Church, Leicester.

Stevens, John James, Pte, 12th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Memorial/St John the Evangelist Church, Donisthorpe & Oakthorpe/Donisthorpe, Leics.

Stubbs, Henry Job, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Mary’s Church/St Mary’s Church Wall Memorial, Ashwell, Rutland.

July 6

Aldwinckle, Edward, LSgt, 1st Batt, Coldstream Guards, Essex Farm Cemetery, Boesinghe, Belgium.

Brett, Hubert, Pte, 10th Batt, Lancashire Fusiliers, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Horner, Thomas William, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, Claremont Street Chapel & School, Belgrave, Leicester.

Thorpe, John Willie, Pte, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regiment, St Andrew’s Church, Whissendine, Rutland.

Wright, William, Pte, 9th Batt, York & Lancaster Regiment, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l’abbe, France.

July 7

Davis, George, Sgt, 2nd Batt, Royal Irish Rifles, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Lucas, Thomas, Company Sgt Major, 16th Batt, Royal Irish Rifles, London Cemetery and Extension Highwood, Longueval, France.

Mee, Frederick A, Pte, 13th Batt, Cheshire Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Oakey, Thomas, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Duke of Wellington’s Regiment, Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

Rose, Arthur, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Ovillers Military Cemetery, France.

Sharples, Frank P, Pte, 8th Batt, Royal Fusiliers, Ovillers Military Cemetery, France.

Sing, Charles M, 2nd Lt, 7th Batt, Royal Sussex Regiment, St Mary’s Chyrd Memorial, Bitteswell, Leics.

Spendlove, Harry M, Pte, 16th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Bethune Town Cemetery, France.

July 8

Alsop, Jack, Pte, D Coy. 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Congregational Church, Burbage.

Clarke, Leonard, Pte, 2nd Batt, Northamptonshire Regt, The Martyrs, Leicester.

Prestidge, Samuel Elijah, Pte, 2nd Batt, Northamptonshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Price, Alfred James, Pte, A Coy. 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Ashby.

Wontner, Thomas J., Pte, 6th Batt, Dorsetshire Regt, Dantzig British Cemetery, Mametz.

July 9

Ambrose, Albert, Cpl, 1st/5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Peace Memorial Park, Wigston Magna.

Miller, William Kilgour, Sgt, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

Pickering, John William, Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Clock Tower/council offices/Christ Church, Coalville.

Smith, Frederick, Lance Cpl, 16th Batt, Manchester Regt, Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

Thornley, Ernest, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Abbeville Cemetery.

Herbert, Walter S., Cpl, 6th Batt, Wiltshire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

July 10

O’Neill, John Arthur, Pte, 5th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Smith, Horace Edwin, Rifleman, 13th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Weed, William, Lance Cpl, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, St Mary the Virgin, Ketton.

July 11

Brown, Thomas Ephraim, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Helen’s, Sapcote/Sharnford.

Brown, Zusman Cecil, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Synagogue, Leicester.

Green, William Henry, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Jeffs, Ernest Henry, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St John the Evangelist, Caldecott.

Spencer, Herbert, 2nd Lt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

July 12

Abram, George William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Danzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz.

Beasley, Cecil, Sapper, 1st Army Troops Company, Canadian Engineers, Poperinghe, Belgium.

Brasier, Samuel Jesse, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Coombes, Abraham, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Flatiron Copse Cemetry, Mametz.

O’Neill, Edward James, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Taylor, Arnold Bradley, 2nd Lt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/All Saints, Loughborough.

Tomblin, John W., Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Lincolnshire Regt, St Martin’s, Barholm, Lincs.

Trotter, AlexanderWilliam Lewis, Major, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Dantzig Alley British Cemetry, Mametz.

Wallace, Sydney Shirley, Sgt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

July 13

Baldwin, John William, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s, Leicester.

Brown, Albert E., Pte, 2nd Batt, Border Regt, Citadel New Military Cemetery, Fricourt.

Chaplin, Joseph Marsh, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Barwell.

Collins, John Thomas, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Fairbrother, Christopher, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Michael & All Angels/Council Offices, Thringstone/Coalville.

Hall, Cecil Frederick, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Barnabas’s, Leicester.

Hill, John Thomas, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l’abbee.

Hopkins, Ernest, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

Lydall, William, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, The Martyrs, Leicester.

Martin, John Henry, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Robertson, David, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Burbage.

Smith, Walter Albert, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/ Emmanual Church/St Peter’s, Loughborough.

Westbury, George Alfred, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Gordon Dump Cemetery, Orvillers-la-boisselle.

July 14

Abbott, Lionel Pilkington, Lt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

Adams, Edward, Lance Cpl, 6th Batt, Northamptonshire Regt, Quarry Cemetery, Montauban.

Adcock, John, Sgt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Theipval Memorial, Somme.

Adnitt, John George, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Allen, Stanley Tom, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, memorial/Baptist Chapel, Oadby.

Alligan, Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Amos, Cecil, Sgt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Archer, Harry, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Holy Trinity, Barrow-upon-Soar.

Archer, William, Sgt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Attwooll, Reginald Walter, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St John the Baptist, Enderby.

Bam, Cyril Turpin, 2nd Lt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Barker, Fred, Cpl, D Coy. 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Edward King & Martyr, Castle Donington.

Barton, Richard, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Batho, Ernest, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/Christ Church/Council Office, Coalville.

Beattie, William, Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Scots, All Saints/Annan Memorial/Cummertrees Memorial, Wigston Magna/Annan.

Beaver, Charles Ernest, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mary’s, Ashwell.

Bennett, Arthur Shirley, Lt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mary Magdalen, Knighton.

Bennett, Bertie, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Baptist Church/St James, Huncote.

Bentley, Herbert, Pte, D Company, 8th Batt, Canadian Infantry, East Yorkshire Regt, St Saviour’s, Leicester.

Bethway, Charles, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s/St Alban’s/Alderman Newton Grammar, Leicester.

Betts, Albert, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Sileby.

Bishop, William, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St John the Baptist, Grimston.

Blackshaw, Robert, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Bland, Francis John, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorials, Moira/Donisthorpe & Oakthorpe.

Bonser, Fergus O’Conner, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/Emmanuel Church, Loughborough.

Booker, Stephen, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Bowell, Archibald Gordon Edward, 2nd Lt, 8th Batt formerly 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Denys Church/Wyggeston Grammar, Evington/Leicester.

Bower, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Bradbury, Ernest, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Mericourt-l’abbe Communal Cemetery Extension.

Bradbury, George William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Bradshaw, Frederick, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Whissendine.

Brailsford, Ernest, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Braisby, Samuel, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Brooks, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Brown, David Westcott, Captain, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Brown, Reginald Frank, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Brown, Thomas Hughes, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s/Thornton Primary, Thornton.

Burbidge, John, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s, Leicester.

Burford, Lance, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Burgess, Frederick Arthur, Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Castle Donington.

Burnett, Noel Compton, Lt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Burns, Edward, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Burrell, Norman, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/Council Offices/St John the Baptist, Coalville/Whitwick.

Burton, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Burton, Wilfrid, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Callaghan, George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Callaghan, John, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Carter, Joseph Albert, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/Council Offices/St John the Baptist, Coalville/Whitwick.

Cavey, John William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Cherry, Albert Edward, Pte, D Coy. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Chilton, Harold, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Church, Herbert, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Clamp, David, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Clarke, Reginald Frank, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Claxton, Ernest, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Clayton, Cornelius, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Holy Trinity, Ashby.

Clifford, George Alfred, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Connell, Sidney Herbert, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Cordin, Luther, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Couzens, Ernest, Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

Cox, Thomas, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Burbage.

Cox, Busby, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Methodist Church/St Andrew’s, Countesthorpe.

Crawfoot, Thomas, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Thurmaston.

Crofts, Horace, Sgt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Christ Church, Coalville.

Crompton, Percy Charles, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Cross, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Curtis, John Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St John the Evangelist/Memorial, Donisthorpe & Oakthorpe.

Curtis, George, Sgt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Dalby, Arthur, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Leicester.

Davenport, Vyvyan Hope Lancelot, Lt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Davies, Edwin, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Davies, John, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Deacon, Arthur Noel, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, South Wigston & Glen Parva.

Denton, David A., Lance Cpl, 2nd Batt, Northamptonshire Regt, St James’s, Sutton Cheney.

Derbyshire, John, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Dickinson, Herbert Emerson, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Dorman, Percy James, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Narborough Cemetery.

Dyer, Bernard James, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Elliott, Guy Vivian, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Ellwood, Geoffrey Thomas Lovick, Lt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Nicholas, Cottesmore.

Emmet, Frederic Herbert, Captain, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Faulks, Neville, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/SS Simon & Jude’s, Earl Shilton.

Faulks, Walter, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/SS Simon & Jude’s, Earl Shilton.

Fell, Percy, Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Ferrill, Bernard, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Fish, Albert Percy, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Alban’s, Harrison Road, Leicester.

Ford, Alffred, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Oakham.

Gamble, Reuben, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Corah Works/St Andrew’s/Methodist Memorial, Sileby/Leicester/Countesthorpe.

Garrison, John, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Gibbs, Alfred, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Giffords, Norga Ernest, Captain, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Glover, Frank Albert, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Goundy, John, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Goundy, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Green, George William, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Green, Harold, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Greenway, Frederick Charles Garton, 2nd Lt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Grewcock, Leonard, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorials, Hinckley/Barwell.

Grice, Ernest, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Groves, John William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Gutteridge, Eric Lancelot, 2nd Lt, 10th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Hall, John, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Hall, Thomas George, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-l’abbe, France.

Hammond, Jack, Lance Sgt, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Poperinghe New Military Cemetery, Belgium.

Hammond, Walter, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon Tower Memorial, Loughborough.

Harrison, Charles Ernest, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Hart, George Holmden, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Hartley, D’arcy John Joseph, Lt, attd. Machine Gun Corps, 7th Dragoon Guards (Princess Royal’s), Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Hastings, George, Pte, C Coy. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Hayes, Edward, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Hays, George Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Haywood, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Heath, Roland, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Abbeville Cemetery.

Herbert, John Charles, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Lutterworth.

Herrick, William, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Lutterworth.

Hewer, Harry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Tilton on the Hill.

Hewitt, George William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Hill, Mark Carr, Lt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Hill, George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal Memorial, Somme.

Hillyer, Charles, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

Holland, Alfred, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Michael & All Angels, Cosby.

Holland, Ernest, Sgt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Sileby.

Hollis, John Gordon, Lt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Kirby Muxloe.

Hook, George William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Hopewell, James Handley, Lt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Horabin, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

Howard, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

Hudson, Peter Frederick, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Kegworth.

Hughes, John Thomas, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Hurst, Herbert Richard, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz.

Hutchinson, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Kegworth.

Illston, John Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints/St Peter’s, Leicester/Belgrave.

Ingram, Herbert, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, SS Philip & James/St Peter’s/ Memorial, Groby/Glenfield.

Jelley, Samuel, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St James’s/Memorial, Huncote/Earl Shilton.

Johnson, Joe, Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Johnson, Frank, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s Church, Leicester.

Johnson, Frederick, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Edward King & Martyr/Memorial, Castle Donington.

Jones, George, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Jones, John Herbert, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Kay, Sam, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Kendrick, Reginald, Sgt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Narborough Cemetery.

Kenney, Edward, Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Killpack, John William, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Dunton Bassett.

King, George James, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

King, Wilfrid Hertslet, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Kirk, John Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Knight, Bennet, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Knott, Ernest, Sgt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mary Magdalen, Stapleford.

Lamsdon, Joseph, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Lee, John Montague, Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Lee, George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s Church, Stoke Golding.

Lee, John Frank, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Lee, Robert, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Pozieres British Cemetery, Orvillers-la-Boisselle.

Lewis, Reuben, Lance Cpl, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Lindley, Joseph Pilkington, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Lloyd, Thomas Proctor, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Lockton, Harry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Delville Wood, Longueval.

Longhurst, Horace John, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Loomes, James, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Nicholas’s, Fleckney.

Lovatt, Leonard, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Deny’s, Ibstock.

Lowe, Charles, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Barleythorpe & Langham.

Marsden, Andrew, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Leicester.

Massey, Frederick, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Mattock, Arthur, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Nicholas’s, Fleckney.

Matts, Eli Harry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Millis, William, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Mills, Charles, Pte, 1st/4th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Wigston Magna.

Millward, Arthur, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Milner, John William, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Monaghan, William, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Moore, Cyril, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Leicester.

Morgan, Clarence Hugh, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s, Leicester.

Moseley, William Oswald, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

Newell, Arthur, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Newton, Arthur, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Newton, Leslie Abbott, 2nd Lt, A Coy. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Nicholas, John Millward, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Thomas A Beckett, Tugby.

Nicholls, John Thomas, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, AIF Burial Ground, Flers.

Nolan, William Henry, Lt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Nutting, Thomas, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s, Leicester.

O’Donnell, Walter, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Ollerenshaw, George Norman, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Ordish, Thomas Selwyn, Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Serre Road Cemetery No2, Hamel & Hebuterne.

Orgill, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Orme, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Serre Road Cemetery No2, Hamel & Hebuterne.

Overton, Gerald Driver, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Michael’s, Scott Street, Leicester.

Page, Ernest Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Congregational Church Memorial/Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

Parkes, Horace Oswald, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Pawlett, Arthur Sidney, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Peat, Alfred, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Peel, Samuel, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Pegg, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St James’s Church, Aylestone Park, Leicester.

Pepper, John Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s Church, Leicester.

Pickering-Clarke, John Norman, 2nd Lt, 10th Batt attd. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt.

Platt, George, Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Popple, Alfred Joseph Healy, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s/Wyggestion Grammar/Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Porter, Joseph Edgar, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Powell, Charles Swan, 2nd Lt, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Price, Arthur, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Nailstone.

Pursglove, Colin, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Read, Percy, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Reed, Charles Sydney, 2nd Lt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Rilett, Clement Ayres, Company Sgt Major, C Coy. 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St John the Baptist, Leicester.

Riley, Herbert, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Ringrow, William, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Roby, John, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Roe, James Herbert, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Rossell, Allen Alfred, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Shepshed.

Rowland, Hector Franklin, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Rowland, Samuel, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Ryan, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Sargeant, Arthur Percival, 2nd Lt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

Sharpe, Arthur Oliver Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Michael’s, Stoney Stanton.

Shillaker, Harry, Sgt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Shillcross, Fred, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Kegworth.

Shillcross, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Kegworth.

Siddons, Daniel Hermon, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Philip & St James, Ratby.

Simpson, Cyril Woodhouse, Lt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mary Magdalen, Knighton.

Slater, Alfred, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Baptist Church/St James, Huncote.

Smith, Walter, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Anstey.

Smith, Amos, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Holy Trinity, Barrow upon Soar.

Smith, Daniel John, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Smith, Edward, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

Smith, George, Pte, B Coy. 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Smith, Herbert, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Smith, John, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Smith, Reuben, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Anstey, Leics.

Smith, Arthur Howard, 2nd Lt, 10th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Smith, Arthur John, Sgt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Staley, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Stanford, Charles Ernest, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower, Coalville.

Staples, Walter Alexander, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Steel, Christopher, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorials, Rothey/Mountsorrel.

Stephens, William Head, 2nd Lt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Wyggeston Grammar, Leicester.

Stevenson, George Bradley, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

Steward, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Tapp, George, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Shepshed.

Taylor, Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Taylor, John Charles, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints Memorial, Oakham.

Taylor, Richard Scott, Sgt, 2nd Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Tebbutt, James, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Cottage Hospital, Market Harborough.

Templar, George, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Tennant, George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Thompson, Augustus Hugh, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/Baptist Chapel/SS Simon & Jude’s, Earl Shilton.

Thompson, Garnet Wolseley, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Tibbles, Edgar, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Michael & All Angels, Cosby.

Timson, Harold, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Glenfield.

Tomblin, Charles William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St John the Baptist, Old Dalby.

Turner, Arthur, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Turner, Edward, Pte, B Coy. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Tyler, Albert, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Michael & All Angels, Hallaton, Leics.

Underwood, John Arthur, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wainwright, William Alfred, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Leicester.

Waite, Harold, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Walker, George Arthur, Lance Cpl, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wallis, Edwin Charles, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s/Memorial/Wyggeston Grammar, Countesthorpe/Leicester.

Ward, Frank Poole, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Syston.

Ward, George Leonard, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Barwell.

Wareham, Tom, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Warsop, Bernard William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital, Melton.

Watts, Arthur, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Loughborough.

Webb, Frederick, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Michael & All Angels, Croft.

Webb, Ernest, 2nd Lt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Webster, Frederick, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wells, William Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Welford Road Cemetry, Leicester.

West, William Edward, Sgt, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Weston, Harry, Pte, C Coy. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Helen’s, Gumley.

Weston, Sidney Mark, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Whitlock, Alex, Pte, A Coy. 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Thomas A Beckett, Tugby.

Wigginton, Walter Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s/Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Wilford, Samuel, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wilson, Arthur, Lance Cpl, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial , Hinckley.

LANCE-CORPORAL ARTHUR WILSON 21736
Killed in Action Friday 14th July 1916
7TH BATTALION LEICESTERSHIRE REGIMENT
Thiepval Memorial, France
Pier 2 Face C Pier 3 Face A
AGE 25
Born Hinckley Enlisted Leicester Living in Hinckley
Wesleyan Methodist Memorial
Primitive Methodist Memorial
Leicestershire Roll of Honour (Leicester Cathedral) _
HINCKLEY TIMES 24TH MARCH 1917
Previously reported as missing, it is now confirmed that Private Arthur Wilson, aged
25 years, of the Leicestershire Regiment was killed in action on 14th July, 1916. He
was well known in sporting activities in the town, having a reputation as an athlete.
He played for Hinckley United Football Club as a Wing Forward in the Birmingham
Combination. He was Captain of Hinckley Swimming Club and a valuable playing
member of Atkins Bros. Football Club in the South Leicestershire League. As a .
runner he had few local equals, winning many prizes at various sports in the district.
As a swimmer he took part in many important contests at Hinckley and Leicester and
he had a reputation of being the fastest swimmer in the Hinckley district.
Before joining the army he worked as an extra large hand at Atkins Bros., Hinckley,
Hosiery Manufacturer. His young widow has the sympathy of the townspeople in her
great bereavement.

Wilson, Edward, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wood, John Arthur, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Woodcock, Ernest, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Mary’s/War Memorial Hospital/St Mary the Virgin, Melton/Thorpe Arnold.

Woodcock, Thomas Edward, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mary the Virgin, Thorpe Arnold.

Woolley, George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

Woolley, George, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wright, Charles James Stewart, Captain, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wright, Albert, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wright, Albert Henry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/War Memorial Hospital/Memorial, Melton/Quorn.

Wright, George Austin, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower, Coalville.

Wyer, William, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Heilly Station, Mericourt-l’abbe.

Wyles, Thomas, Pte, B Coy. 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval Memorial, Somme.

Wynne, Arthur, Pte, 1st Batt, Royal Scots Fusiliers, St James, Aylestone Park.

Yates, John, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’sl, Kegworth.

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Alexander, John, 2nd Lt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Armstrong, Harry, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Denys, Goadby Marwood.

Atkinson, Ernest, Rifleman, 16th Batt, King’s Royal Rifle Corps, Caterpillar Valley, Longueval.

Bailey, George Arthur Gregory, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Beeson, Sidney, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

Bishop, Frederick, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/ St Peter’s, Loughborough.

Blockley, George Percy, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/ Frolesworth Road Cemetery, Broughton Astley.

Bonsor, James Ernest, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Bradley, Fred, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Briggs, John William, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Augustine’s, Leicester.

Bromley, William Henry, Cpl, 62nd Company, Machine Gun Corps, St Saviour’s, Leicester.

Buckley, Francis Charles, Cpl, A Coy. 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret of Antioch, Blackfordby.

Chaplin, David Henry, Pte, B Coy. 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Chesham, Horace, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Church, Sidney James, Pte, 91st Company, Machine Gun Corps, St Peter’s, Leire.

Clarke, Albert Augustine, Lance Cpl, D Coy. 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Clarke, Henry Oliver, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Leicester.

Clements, Jesse, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Cook, William, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Cooper, Charles William, Pte, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Cooper, Levitt George, Rifleman, 16th Batt, Kings’s Royal Rifle Corps, St Michael’s Church, Leicester.

Cox, Herbert Edward, Pte, Leicestershire Yeomanry, Thiepval, Somme.

Crofts, Harold, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Saviour’s, Leicester.

Crooks, James Arthur, Lance Sgt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/council offices/St John the Baptist, Coalville/Hugglescote.

Cullen, Robert, Lance Sgt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

Cundall, William, Lance Cpl, 16th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, St Nicholas’s, Leicester.

Cunnington, Stanley, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Saviour’s/ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Davies, William, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Ducksbury, William, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Clock Tower/council offices, Coalville.

Dunn, Herbert Arthur, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Essex, Samuel, Lance Sgt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Evans, Leonard George, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s, Leicester.

Evans, Ernest Vincent, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Stephen’s/ Bridge Road School, Leicester.

Everrett, Joseph Alfred, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Flint, Francis James, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Forster, John Ralph, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mary Magdalen/Alderman Newton Grammar, Knighton.

Good, Herbert, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Green, Sidney, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Green, Lester, Sgt, 16th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Regt, St Deny’s, Ibstock.

Grocock, Clement, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Haigh, Edward Sydney, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon/St Peter’s, Loughborough.

Haines, Willam Arthur, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Dantzig Alley British Cemetery, Mametz.

Hall, George, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Barwell.

Harbord, Arthur Bass, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Harper, James, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Harper, Thomas Charles, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Beaumont-Hamel & Hebuterne.

Harris, William, Pte, A Coy. 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Haskins, Ernest John, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thievpal, Somme.

Herbert, Wilfred, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s/ Methodist Church, Countesthorpe.

Hickley, Francis George, Pte, 6th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s/ Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Hickling, John, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Temperance Hall Mission, Leicester.

Hipwell, Thomas Henry, Lance Sgt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s/The Matrys/Welford Road Cemetery, Leicester.

Hipwell, Robert, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s, Leicester.

Hobkirk, Cecil, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s/Alderman Newton Grammar, Leicester.

Hodges, William Henry, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Horner, James Percival, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Oadby.

Housby, George William, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Hunt, Frank Sydney, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Alban’s, Leicester.

Hunt, James, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s/ St Alban’s, Leicester.

Hurd, Christopher James, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Dacours.

Jackson, Everitt, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Michael & All Angels, Harston.

Jeffs, Sydney, Lance Sgt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

Johnson, Thomas Edgar, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Leire.

Jones, Frank, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Hinckley.

Kennell, Arthur, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Burbage.

Kilbourne, Alfred, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Lea, John, 2nd Lt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Mericourt-l’abbe.

Lee, James Frederick, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Tyne Cot, Zonnebeke, Belgium.

Lineker, Cecil John, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Martin, Joseph, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Mason, Ernest, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s/ Methodist Church/All Saints, Countesthorpe/Wigston Magna.

Matthews, George Harry, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Holy Trinity, Loughborough.

Mignon, Jepson George, Lt Colonel, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Moll, Tobias Mortimer, 2nd Lt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Mericourt-l’abbe Cemetery.

Moon, Joseph, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Ebenezer Baptist/council offices/St John the Baptist, Coalville/Hugglescote.

Moore, James Henry, Sgt, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Saviour’s, Leicester.

Morley, George Algernon, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Redmile.

Morrison, James, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Palmer, Wilfrid, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Payne, William, Pte, 9th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Dernacourt Cemetery.

Pears, George Thomas, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon Tower/St Peter’s, Loughborough.

Phillips, Horace Lefevre, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, SS Peter & Paul, Uppingham.

Pickering, Francis B., Rifleman, 16th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Bouzincourt.

Pitts, Ernest Arthur, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Saviour’s, Leicester.

Pollard, Leonard, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Anstey.

Povey, Harry, Rifleman, 20th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, Thiepval, Somme.

Preston, Albert Edward, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s/ St Mary’s, Hambleton/ Ashwell.

Price, John Edward, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Flatiron Copse Cemetery, Mametz.

Prosser, Clifford Gregory, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Rayson, William, Cpl, D Coy. 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Reed, James Edward, Sgt, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St James the Great/St Mary’s, Birstall/Bitteswell.

Roddy, Thomas Hamlet, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Shelvey, William Noel, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mary the Virgin, Morcott.

Skelson, Arthur, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s/All Saints, Leicester.

Smith, Frank, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Peter’s, Belgrave.

Smith, Fred William, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, Shepshed.

Smith, Shirley Henry, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Augustine’s, Leicester.

Smith, Charles, Lance Cpl, 10th Batt, 10th Cheshire Regt, St John the Baptist, Buckminster.

Southern, Alfred George, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s/General post office Bishop Street, Leicester.

Starkey, William, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Storer, Arthur, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Swann, Archibald David, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Carillon, Loughborough.

Taylor, Henry Major, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Thornton, Frank Cecil, 2nd Lt, 11th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, All Saints, Oakham.

Towell, George, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Village Hall, Burton on the Wolds.

Turner, Charles, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Upton, John Henry, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Andrew’s, Leicester.

Vernon, William, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Barnabas’s/ St Saviour’s, Leicester.

Wainwright, Richard, Pte, 11th Batt, Royal Warwickshire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Warner, John Eric, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial/St Mary’s, Melton.

Warner, Edward, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Margaret’s, Leicester.

Warren, Arthur, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Memorial, South Wigston & Glen Parva.

Watson, Alfred, Pte, 16th Batt, Sherwood Foresters, Carillon Tower/ Emmanuel Church, Loughborough.

Watson, George W., Rifleman, 16th Batt, Kings Royal Rifle Corps, St James, Aylestone Park.

West, Alfred Horatio, Lance Cpl, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Barnabas’s, Leicester.

Wheeler, John, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

White, Clement, Pte, 7th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Dartmoor Cemetery, Becordel-Becourt.

Whitmore, Thomas, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Paul’s, Leicester.

Wilkins, Clement, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Wilson, Charles, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St John the Baptist, Whitwick.

Woodcock, Harry, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, Thiepval, Somme.

Yoxon, Sam, Pte, 8th Batt, Leicestershire Regt, St Mark’s, Leicester.

More than 2,000 men from Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland died in Battle of the Somme.

The Mercury is producing a roll of honour where the names of the casualties will be added to this online article, as well as being printed in the paper, on the anniversary of their death.

The men are listed by name, rank, regiment and location of memorials.

Read more at http://www.leicestermercury.co.uk/names-of-soldiers-who-died-in-the-battle-of-the-somme-from-leicester-leicestershire-and-rutland/story-29466546-detail/story.html#ixzz4EIKgPNYl#XxgSTLMxpAmARjuA.99