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.
ABLETT FRED F 33 22/10/1916 Private Royal Scots 11th Bn. '40143' Pier and Face 6 D and 7 D.

Son of William Ablett, of Bulwell, Notts; husband of Daisy Ablett, of 2, River View Gardens, Twickenham, Middx.

ABLITT GEORGE ROBERT G R 32 10/12/1916 Private Bedfordshire Regiment 2nd Bn. '28833' Pier and Face 2 C.

Son of Robert G. and Kate Ablitt, of Balcony House, Grundisburgh, Woodbridge, Suffolk. His brother Fredrick Victor Ablitt also fell.

ABNETT RICHARD HENRY R H 24 16/09/1916 Serjeant Middlesex Regiment 1st/8th Bn. 'TF/3136' Pier and Face 12 D and 13 B.

Son of Ellen Abnett, of 7, Royal Mews, The Green, Hampton Court, Middx, and the late Thomas Robert Abnett.

ABRAHAM ABSALOM A 19 7/1/1916 Private Royal Irish Fusiliers 9th Bn. '13974' Pier and Face 15 A.

Son of Mary Ann Abraham, of 36, Henry St., Portadown, Co. Armagh, and the late George Abraham.

ABRAHAM ALBERT A 33 19/08/1916 Private Royal Fusiliers 1st Bn. '12892' Pier and Face 8 C 9 A and 16 A.

Son of the late John Barrat Abraham and Eliza Rosina Abraham, of Liverpool.

ABRAHAM CHARLES C 31 17/02/1917 Rifleman Rifle Brigade 11th Bn. 'S/27758' Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C.

Husband of Lydia Symbalist (formerly Abraham), of 3, Duke St., Spitalfields, London.

ABRAHAM ERNEST GEORGE E G 7/1/1916 Private Hampshire Regiment 1st Bn. '17748' Pier and Face 7 C and 7 B.
ABRAHAM HERBERT H 7/10/1916 Lance Corporal Rifle Brigade 13th Bn. 'S/4248' Pier and Face 16 B and 16 C.
ABRAHAM JAMES W. J W 7/1/1916 Private Royal Irish Fusiliers 9th Bn. '20292' Pier and Face 15 A.
ABRAHAM JOSEPH J 8/8/1916 Private The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 1st Bn. '30370' Pier and Face 1 D 8 B and 8 C.
ABRAHAM WILLIAM W 27 7/1/1916 Private Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 9th Bn. '27369' Pier and Face 4 D and 5 B.

Son of Thomas and Margaret Jane Abraham, of Currin, Ballinamallard, Co. Fermanagh.

ABRAHAMS ALFRED A 7/8/1916 Private Northamptonshire Regiment 2nd Bn. '12199' Pier and Face 11 A and 11 D.
ABRAHAMS FREDERICK A. F A 9/10/1916 Rifleman London Regiment (Queen's Westminster Rifles) 1st/16th Bn. '4684' Pier and Face 13 C.
ABRAHAMS FREDERICK HUGH F H 15/11/1916 Rifleman King's Royal Rifle Corps 13th Bn. 'R/19284' Pier and Face 13 A and 13 B.
ABRAHAMS HARRY H 10/12/1916 Private The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 17th Bn. '52804' Pier and Face 1 D 8 B and 8 C.