Hadleigh and Thundersley Men Lost on the Somme

The Bench at the Hadleigh War Memorial
Terry Barclay

The following is a list extracted from Val Jackson’s Roll of Honour articles on this website. It shows all those with local connections who died at the time of the Somme, shown in the order they died. For further details on each, look at the Roll of Honour article for the appropriate surname initial.



Jul  1st – Cpl. Henry MUNDEY
               1st East Yorkshire Regiment

Jul  1st – GS Pte. Frederick Ernest TUFFS
                8th Royal Fusiliers, (City of London Regt)

Jul  7th – Pte Thomas Frank BOOSEY (Missing)
                9th Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)

Jul 20th – Pte. George STIFF
10th Essex Regiment

Jul 23rd – Sergeant Frederick Charles LAMBERT
Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry

Jul 31st – Pte William Hadwen PEAKE
Sportsman’s Bn, 24th Royal Fusiliers, (City of London Regt)

Aug 18th – Pte. Joseph RAYNER
18th Northamptonshire Regiment. (Ex Royal Field Artillery)

Sep  3rd – Rifleman Frederick CARTER
                 Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort’s Own) 10th Battalion

Sep 13th – Pte. Henry HOWARD
                9th Suffolk Regiment

Sep 15th – Cpl. Joseph Charles George BRIGHT
21st London Regiment (First Surrey Rifles)

Sep 15th – Rifleman Fred CHOPPEN
7th King’s Royal Rifle Corps

Sep 25th – 2nd Lieut. Harold Arthur HOLGATE
14th East Surrey Regiment

Oct  7th – Pte. Robert James FEAKINS
7th Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry

Oct 15th – Pte. Herbert John BUSH
2nd Essex Regiment

Oct 23rd – Sgt. Bert RIVERS
                2nd Bn. Essex Regiment

        Oct – L/Sgt. Reginald Bertram MOSS
1/6th Durham Light Infantry.(Ex 2/6th Essex Reg’t)

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