Listed below are the names of all soldiers of the 3rd Battalion listed as missing from Pozieries fighting between 9-23 August 1916. Nearly all of these men have red writing in their service record the same as those missing at Maricourt Wood. Specifically, the majority have the phrase “Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE)” inscribed in their service record. This location will form the focus of a future post.

Service Number

Name DoD

Notes

2562A BELL, William John 16-Aug-16 Service Record states Buried 3/4 mile N of Pozieres & 4 1/4 Miles N.E. Of Albert (57C S.E.).
2399 MOORE, Leo Paul 16-Aug-16 Red Cross file states killed alongside 2 others (SWANSSON). Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
4614 RECKLESS, Henry William 16-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
3206 SWANSSON, Egbert Isendale 16-Aug-16 Red Cross file states killed alongside MOORE. Red Cross file states 12 in total buried at the same time on 17/08/1916. Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
2838 WOODWARD, William 16-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
3937 WEBSTER, Robert 16-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
1007 BARROW, Edward Victor 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
4964 CAMPBELL, Archibald Duncan 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
4447 CHRISTIAN, Colin Campbell 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
2575 CURRANS, David Lutton 17-Aug-16 Service Record states Buried 3/4 mile N of Pozieres & 4 1/4 Miles N.E. Of Albert (57C S.E.). Also refer to CURRAN, John (2457) Red Cross File
3075 GRANT, John Macdonald 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
4486 HOTCHKIES, Andrew Duncan 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
3361 JOHNSON, Thomas Alfred 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
3125 KENNEDY, Leo George 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
3118 KIELY, Thomas 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
3883A PICKERING, Roland Taaffe 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
1813 STEVENS, Elijah Ellis 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
1645 WALKER, George Henry 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
4578 WRIGHT, Percy 17-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
1306 BOSWORTH, Arthur 18-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
2558 BUTTERS, Roy Bernard 18-Aug-16 Service Record states Buried 3/4 mile N of Pozieres & 4 1/4 Miles N.E. Of Albert (57C S.E.).
1333 GIDDINGS, Oliver Thomas 18-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
3114A JOHNSON, Victor St. Clair 18-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
2056 MERCER, Albert Victor 18-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).
1145 MURRAY, Stanley Walter 18-Aug-16 Service record states Buried 3/4 mls N of Pozieres and 4 1/4 mls NE of Albert (57C SE).

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