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.
YUILL THOMAS T 7/8/1916 Private Royal Scots 12th Bn. '23511' Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D.
YULE ALBERT A 25 18/08/1916 Private Gordon Highlanders 1st Bn. 'S/1764' Pier and Face 15 B and 15 C.

Son of Sarah Robson (formerly Yule), of 69, Corkerhill, Cardonald, Glasgow, and the late William Yule.

YULE JOHN LOW J L 36 17/07/1916 Private South African Infantry 4th Regt. '5081' Pier and Face 4 C.

Son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Yule, of 7, Airlie Terrace, Dundee.

YULL GEORGE HAROLD G H 23 8/8/1916 Private The Loyal North Lancashire Regiment 1st/4th Bn. '201206' Pier and Face 11 A.

Son of Mrs. Alice Mary Yull, of 1, Hayes Place, Lisson Grove, Marylebone, London.

YULL NORMAN AUBREY N A 21 11/12/1916 Private Northumberland Fusiliers 1st/5th Bn. '6591' Pier and Face 10 B 11 B and 12 B.

Son of Arthur and Anna Yull, of 31, Leopold Rd., Eaton, Norwich.

ZACHARIAS FRANCIS HERBERT F H 25/09/1916 Second Lieutenant South Wales Borderers 3rd Bn. attd. 1st Bn. Pier and Face 4 A.
ZALA ALBERT A 29 7/1/1916 Serjeant Lancashire Fusiliers 1st Bn. '926' Pier and Face 3 C and 3 D.

Son of the late Paul and Mary Ann Zala.

ZEEDERBERG ERIC E 28 20/07/1916 Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers 20th Bn. Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.

(served as COVENTRY). Son of Roelof Abraham Zeederberg and Anna Magdalena Barbara Zeederberg (nee Coventry), of Cape Town.

ZELLEY WALTER W 38 18/09/1916 Lance Serjeant Rifle Brigade 10th Bn. 'S/3648' Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C.

Son of the late William Walter and Annie Zelley.

ZILLWOOD JOHN FREDERICK J F 22/07/1916 Private Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 1st Bn. 'G/7042' Pier and Face 11 C.
ZUSMAN JACK J 21 15/08/1916 Private Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 1st/1st Bucks Bn. '5050' Pier and Face 10 A and 10 D.

Son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Solomon Zusman.

ZWISELE CHARLES FRANK C F 20 18/08/1916 Rifleman Rifle Brigade 'D' Coy. 7th Bn. 'S/15123' Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C.

Son of Mrs. L. Zwisele, of 7, Tilia Rd., Clapton, London.