The Fallen

The bodies of 72,396 British servicemen killed at the Somme were never recovered. A record for every one, sourced from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, is listed below. Search using the different fields and click on a surname to view the record. If you have any additional detail on these servicemen please email us – information will be passed to the IWM Lives of the First World War project.



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SurnameForenameInitialsAgeAwardsDoDRankRegimentUnitCountryServ. No.GraveInfo.
AARON JAMES J 23 M M 7/1/1916 Private King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 8th Bn. '19728' Pier and Face 11 C and 12 A.

Son of Faith Hampshire (formerly Aaron), of 46, Egton St., Hull, and the late James Aaron.

AARONS ERNEST ALFRED E A 29 12/12/1916 Private The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 1st Bn. 'G/21877' Pier and Face 5 D and 6 D.

Son of Aaron and Miriam S. Aarons, of 3A, Brondesbury Rd., Kilburn, London.

ABBERLEY BERTRAM B 18/11/1916 Private North Staffordshire Regiment 8th Bn. '21850' Pier and Face 14 B and 14 C.
ABBIE PETER P 21 7/1/1916 Gunner Royal Garrison Artillery 'Y' 18th T.M. Bty. '44409' Pier and Face 8 A.

Son of Andrew and Christina Abbie, of 2, Harbour Rd., Kinghorn, Fife.

ABBISS ARTHUR JAMES A J 24 7/1/1916 Corporal Suffolk Regiment 11th Bn. '13594' Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.

Son of Frederick and Ellen Abbiss, of 75, Tilehouse St., Hitchin, Herts.

ABBISS THOMAS T 27 3/4/1917 Private Worcestershire Regiment 1st Bn. '36566' Pier and Face 5 A and 6 C.

Son of Thomas and Mary Ann Abbiss, of Straits Rd., Lower Gornal; husband of Mary Ann Abbiss, of 91, Himley Rd., Lower Gornal, Dudley, Staffs.

ABBOT DAVID D 14/07/1916 Lance Corporal Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 8th Bn. 'S/10407' Pier and Face 10 A.
ABBOT JOHN J 7/1/1916 Private King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 2nd Bn. '16904' Pier and Face 11 C and 12 A.
ABBOT TOM T 15/09/1916 Private Northumberland Fusiliers 1st/4th Bn. '3278' Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.
ABBOTT ALBERT A 16/08/1916 Private Suffolk Regiment 2nd Bn. '43345' Pier and Face 1 C and 2 A.
ABBOTT ALBERT FORDHAM A F 21 9/4/1916 Private Bedfordshire Regiment 1st Bn. '43120' Pier and Face 2 C.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Abbott, of East End, Bluntisham, Hunts.

ABBOTT ARTHUR A 25/09/1916 Lance Corporal East Yorkshire Regiment 1st Bn. '11035' Pier and Face 2 C.
ABBOTT ARTHUR A 18/08/1916 Lance Corporal Northamptonshire Regiment 7th Bn. '16982' Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.
ABBOTT ARTHUR LEONARD VICTOR A L V 26 7/3/1916 Private The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. 'G/9221' Pier and Face 5 D.

Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Abbott, of The Priory, Burbage Rd., Herne Hill, London; husband of Millicent Abbott, of ‘St. Margarets,’ Oxenden Square, Herne Bay, Kent.

ABBOTT BENJAMIN B 14/09/1916 Lance Corporal York and Lancaster Regiment 1st/4th Bn. '202180' Pier and Face 14 A and 14 B.