Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France

Pozieres Memorial, Somme, France which honours and remembers 14,692 individuals whose bodies were either never found or never identified. The POZIERES MEMORIAL relates to the period of crisis in March and April 1918 when the Allied Fifth Army was driven back by overwhelming numbers across the former Somme battlefields, and the months that followed before the Advance to Victory, which began on 8 August 1918. The Memorial commemorates over 14,000 casualties of the United Kingdom and 300 of the South African Forces who have no known grave and who died on the Somme from 21 March to 7 August 1918. The Corps and Regiments most largely represented are The Rifle Brigade with over 600 names, The Durham Light Infantry with approximately 600 names, the Machine Gun Corps with over 500, The Manchester Regiment with approximately 500 and The Royal Horse and Royal Field Artillery with over 400 names.

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  • Profile picture for Robert Ingram

    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    British Army S/1557 Private Seaforth Highlanders 7th Battalion

    British Army S/1557 Private Seaforth Highlanders 8th Battalion

    British Army S/1557 Private Seaforth Highlanders 5th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Arthur William Randall

    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    British Army 2778 Private Suffolk Regiment

    British Army 238013 Private Suffolk Regiment

    British Army 41107 Private Suffolk Regiment 7th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Thomas Dore

    Born 1898

    Died 1918

    British Army 27174 Private Royal Dublin Fusiliers 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Harold Ernest Drasdo

    Born 1898

    Died 1918

    British Army 5/30492 Training Reserve 15th Battalion

    British Army 48090 Private Yorkshire Regiment 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Arthur Paul Clark

    Born 1898

    Died 1918

    British Army 42807 Private Royal Scots 11th Battalion

    British Army 51913 Private Royal Scots Fusiliers 1st Battalion

    British Army 3414 Private Ayrshire Yeomanry

  • Profile picture for John Falconer

    Born 1898

    Died 1918

    British Army 23935 Lance Corporal Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 1st Battalion

  • Profile picture for Walter John Payne

    Born 1878

    Died 1918

    British Army 49111 Private Northamptonshire Regiment 6th Bn.

  • Profile picture for William Owen Ernest Lester

    Born 1896

    Died 1918

    British Army 77491 Pioneer Royal Engineers

    British Army Second Lieutenant East Surrey Regiment 4th Bn. attd. 8th Bn.

  • Profile picture for George R. Honeysett

    Born 1898

    Died 1918

    British Army 10652 Private Royal West Kent Regiment

    British Army 11816 Private Royal Irish Regiment 7th (South Irish Horse) Battalion

  • Profile picture for Arnold Prime

    Born 1889

    Died 1918

    British Army 11819 Private London Regiment

    British Army 764563 Private London Regiment

    British Army Second Lieutenant Manchester Regiment 4th Battalion attached 2nd/7th Battalion

  • Profile picture for James Ogilvie Grant Stuart

    Born 1893

    Died 1918

    British Army 1751 Lance Corporal London Regiment 14th Battalion

    British Army Acting Captain Royal Highlanders 5th Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Alfred Ayres

    Born 1894

    Died 1918

    British Army 184390 Gunner Royal Field Artillery

    British Army 184390 Lance Bombardier Royal Field Artillery 66th Div. Ammunition Col.

  • Profile picture for Walter Herbert Joyce

    Born 1888

    Died 1918

    British Army Second Lieutenant London Regiment 8th (City of London) Battalion (Post Office Rifles)

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 721609 Private Canadian Infantry 108th Battalion

    Canadian Expeditionary Force 721609 Acting Company Quarter Master Serjeant Canadian Infantry 108th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Lewis Conrad Wells

    Died 1918

    British Army 39397 Private Royal Berkshire Regiment

    British Army 259 Private British West Indies Regiment 1st Battalion

    British Army 24744 Private Gloucestershire Regiment 11th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Hubert Wogan Festing

    Born 1883

    Died 1918

    British Army Captain Durham Light Infantry

    British Army Major Durham Light Infantry

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Durham Light Infantry

  • Profile picture for Harry Butlin

    Died 1918

    British Army 27429 Private Northamptonshire Regiment 2nd Bn.

  • Profile picture for Joseph Manning Haddon

    Born 1897

    Died 1918

    British Army 28147 Private Northamptonshire Regiment 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for William Gregory Austin

    Died 1918

    British Army 1944 1944 Northamptonshire Yeomanry

    British Army 205031 Private Northamptonshire Regiment 7th Bn.

  • Profile picture for Francis Hughes

    Born 1896

    Died 1918

    British Army 14206 Private Royal Scots 11th Battalion

    British Army 14206 Corporal Royal Scots 11th Battalion

  • Profile picture for Frank J. Arkell

    Born 1884

    Died 1918

    British Army 3085 Private Gloucestershire Regiment

    British Army 240961 Private Gloucestershire Regiment