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 upload to the CWGC digital archive



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SurnameForenameInitialsAgeAwardsDoDRankRegimentUnitCountryServ. No.CemeteryGraveInfo.Sold
ABBOTTS VICTOR CUMBERBATCH V C 7/6/1916 Private North Staffordshire Regiment 8th Bn. '14343' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 14 B and 14 C. No
ABEL DAVID STUART D S 20 10/12/1916 Private South African Infantry 2nd Regt. '3808' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 4 C.

Son of William Abel, of South Ley Lodge, Kintore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

No
ABEL JOHN J 10/12/1916 Private Norfolk Regiment 7th Bn. '18874' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D. No
ABEL RICHARD R 10/7/1916 Private The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 6th Bn. 'G/8373' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 5 D. No
ABEL WILLIAM W 13/11/1916 Private Royal Welsh Fusiliers 10th Bn. '13243' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 4 A. No
ABELL CHARLES C 30/07/1916 Private The King's (Liverpool Regiment) 17th Bn. '15199' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 1 D 8 B and 8 C. No
ABELL JOHN LLOYD WILLIAM HOWARD J L W H 28 7/3/1916 Captain Cheshire Regiment 11th Bn. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 3 C and 4 A.

Son of the late Howard C. Abell and Eleanor Abell, of Marlborough House, Witcombe, Glos; and Stepson of Annie Abell, of ‘Dunedin,’ Western Rd., Cheltenham.

No
ABERDEEN LOUIS FREDERICK L F 20 9/9/1916 Second Lieutenant London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers) 3rd Bn. THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 9 D and 16 B.

Son of Louis and Catherine Harriet Aberdeen, of 12, Sidney Avenue, Palmer’s Green, London.

No
ABERDEEN WILLIAM W 17/08/1916 Private Cameron Highlanders 7th Bn. 'S/18088' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 15 B. No
ABERNETHY FRANK F 23 19/07/1916 Gunner Royal Field Artillery 'A' Bty. 83rd Bde. '6891' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 1 A and 8 A.

Son of James and Isabella Abernethy, of Garvock Schoolhouse, Laurencekirk, Kincardineshire.

No
ABERSHAW JOHN J 19 8/12/1916 Private York and Lancaster Regiment 1st/5th Bn. '4187' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 14 A and 14 B.

Son of James and Lily Abershaw, of 10, Sovereign Yard, Westgate, Barnsley.

No
ABERY LEONARD HENRY L H 23/07/1916 Private Royal Berkshire Regiment 1st/4th Bn. '4716' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 11 D. No
ABERY SAMUEL RALPH S R 27 7/7/1916 Private Wiltshire Regiment 1st Bn '19219' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 13 A.

Son of William Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Abery, of 9, Recreation Rd., Tilehurst, Reading.

No
ABIGAIL FREDERICK ALBERT F A 20 7/1/1916 Private Norfolk Regiment 8th Bn. '15029' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 1 C and 1 D.

Son of Robert and Elizabeth Abigail, of 53, Mundesley Rd., North Walsham, Norfolk.

No
ABLE MATTHEW M 7/1/1916 Private King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry 12th Bn. '12/1359' THIEPVAL MEMORIAL Pier and Face 11 C and 12 A. No