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THE SOUTH AFRICAN INFANTRY BRIGADE

ROLLCALL ON THE 14th JULY 1916

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Private C.J. D'OLIVIERA

Wounded

Private J.T.C. D'OLIVIERA

Wounded

Private G.E. DADFORD

1st SAI, C Coy - Wounded on the 16th July

Corporal Archibald Augustus Francis DAGNIN

1st SAI, D Coy

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Wounded near Arras (as Lance Sergeant) on the 13th April 1917. Mentioned in War Office communiqués

Private Collins DALE

2nd SAI - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private W.B. DALES

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Second Lieutenant E.F. DALGETY

4th SAI - Wounded

Corporal Thomas Archibald Hugh DALL

4th SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private William Macdonald DALL

4th SAI - Wounded on the 15th July

Killed in action near Frezenberg on the 20th September 1917 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial)

Private C.J. DALTON

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private M.C. DALY

1st SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private C.S. DAMP

Medical services - Wounded

Private Angelo Joseph DANIA

1st SAI - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private B.S. DANIELS

2nd SAI

Private W.J. DANIELS

1st SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Lance Corporal Harry Thomas DARKE

2nd SAI

Killed in action in front the Butte de Warlencourt on the 12th October 1916 (Thiepval Memorial)

Private W.H. DARLING

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Private H.W. DASHWOOD

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private B. DAVENPORT

4th SAI - Wounded

Private A.E. DAVEY

2nd SAI

Private C. DAVEY

2nd SAI

Lance Corporal D.G. DAVEY

2nd SAI, B Coy - Taken prisoner

Private Douglas Grylls DAVEY

3rd SAI, C Coy - Wounded on the 16th July

Private F.C. DAVEY

1st SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Sergeant George Henry DAVEY

3rd SAI - Killed on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Mark Lawrence DAVEY

4th SAI - Died of wounds on the 9th August (Etaples Military Cemetery)

Private P.W. DAVEY

Wounded

Private R. DAVEY

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Died as Prisoner of War on the 13th May 1918 (Valenciennes, St Roch, Communal Cemetery)

Private W. DAVEY

2nd SAI

Private William George DAVIDS

1st SAI - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private C. DAVIDSON

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private E.J. DAVIDSON

2nd SAI

Killed in action on the 8th September 1916 (Villers Station Cemetery)

Private Edward Sextus DAVIDSON

2nd SAI

Killed in action at Meteren on the 19th July 1918 (Meteren Military Cemetery)

Private J.A. DAVIDSON

4th SAI

Lance Corporal Llewellyn George DAVIDSON

4th SAI - Killed on the 16th July (Quarry Cemetery, Montauban)

Private Scott Chisholme DAVIDSON

3rd SAI, B Coy - Killed on the 19th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private C.S. DAVIES

Wounded

Private D. DAVIES

4th SAI

Lieutenant Edward Arthur DAVIES

1st SAI - Transport Officer

Sergeant L. DAVIES

4th SAI

Private T.C. DAVIES

4th SAI

Private T.J. DAVIES

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private A. DAVIS

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Missing in action on the 24th March 1918

Private A.A. DAVIS

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 19th July

Killed in action near Arras on the 12h April 1917 (Brown's Copse Cemetery)

Private Alfred Abraham DAVIS

3rd SAI, A Coy

Recommanded for a mention in despatches for his conduct at Delville Wood (no retained)

Private Charles DAVIS

28th Brigade Machine Gun Coy - Died of wounds on the 15th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Lieutenant Francis Madesfield DAVIS

2nd SAI, D Coy - Wounded

Later mentioned in despatches

Killed in action (as Captain) near Frezenberg on the 20th September 1917 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial)

Private Frank DAVIS

3rd SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private George Joseph DAVIS

2nd SAI, C Coy - Attached to the trench mortar battery - Wounded

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Died of wounds (as sergeant) on the 24th March 1918 (Blargies Communal Cemetery Extension)

Private Harry DAVIS

1st SAI - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private H. DAVIS

1st SAI

Private J. DAVIS

4th SAI - Wounded

Private John Edward DAVIS

2nd SAI, D Coy

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Private Percy Frederick DAVIS

4th SAI, D Coy - Killed on the 16th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private Rodney William DAVIS

1st SAI - Missing in action on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private T. DAVIS

1st SAI

Private Thomas Oliver DAVIS

3rd SAI - Killed on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Thomas DAVIS

1st SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

CQM Sergeant W.F. DAVIS

3rd SAI

Private J. DAWBER

2nd SAI - Wounded

Died of wounds on the 23rd October 1916 (Bebington Cemetery, Cheshire)

Private Norman C. DAWBER

2nd SAI, C Coy - Wounded

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Private Ernest Beresford DAWSON

2nd SAI, B Coy

Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Stuart DAWSON

Commanding Officer of the 1st SAI

Promoted to temporary Brigadier-General in December 1916, he took the command of the Brigade.

In May 1917, he was appointed as addiitional ADC to HM King George V

Captured at Marrieres Wood on the 24th March 1918

Decorated with the CMG and DSO & Bar

Died in East Africa in 1920 from enteris fever

Private G.V. DAWSON

2nd SAI

Private N.O. DAY

2nd SAI

Died of wounds (received in front the Butte de Warlencourt) on the 27th October 1916 (St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen)

Private G.F. DAYBELL

2nd SAI

Killed in action near Arras on the 9th April 1917 (Roclincourt Valley Cemetery)

Private H.J. DE BRUIN

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private R.H. DE BRUIN

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private Lewis E. DE FROBERVILLE

2nd SAI, C Coy

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Private E.D. DE JAGER

1st SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private J.U. DE KOCK

2nd SAI

J. DE OLIVERA

2nd SAI

Private J.J. DE REUCK

2nd SAI

Private Percy Clifford Gilbert DE REUCK

3rd SAI - Missing in action on the 19th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Jack DE VILLIERS

4th SAI - Wounded on the 20th July

Private V.M. DE VILLIERS

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Lance Corporal John DE VOS

2nd SAI - Died of wounds on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Lance Corporal J. de W.  DE VOS

4th SAI

Corporal J.  DE WAR

4th SAI

Private Willem Jacobus DE WET

2nd SAI

Killed in action on the 10th September 1916 (Villers Station Cemetery)

Captain Robert L. DEANE

28th Brigade Machine Gun Company

Mentioned in the Despatches in March 1918 and later awarded the MBE

Private J. DEANS

2nd SAI

Company Sergeant Major S. DEAR

4th SAI

Private W. DEAR

2nd SAI

Sergeant James DEATCHER

28th Brigade Machine Gun Coy - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private F.S. DEEKS

Wounded

Private Henry Mallinson DEELEY

2nd SAI, B Coy - Killed on the 15th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private E. DELAMERE

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private G. DELAMERE

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 19th July

Private R. DELLAR

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 15th July

Private G.J. DELPORT

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private H.W. DEMAINE

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Private G. DEMIN

3rd SAI - Declared missing in action on the 1st August (Thiepval Memorial)

Corporal P.J.D. DEMPSEY

1st SAI - Wounded

Private Percy Edward DENNANT

2nd SAI - Killed on the 15th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Corporal H.S. DENNISTON

4th SAI - Wounded

Private A.M. DENNY

1st SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Corporal Frederick DENT

3rd SAI - Died of wounds on the 16th July (La Neuville British Cemetery)

Lieutenant William Stanley DENT

1st SAI, A Coy - Wounded on the 14th July

Lost his right arm. promoted Captain.

Private George James DERRICK

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Killed in action on the 11th October 1916 in front the Butte de Warlencourt (Thiepval Memorial)

Corporal W.R. DEWAR

2nd SA - Wounded on the 15th July

Staff Sergeant William George DEWEY

3rd SAI, C Coy - Wounded on the 18th July

Private J.C. DIBB

2nd SAI

Second lieutenant Charles Henry DICK

3rd SAI, D Coy - Killed on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Lance Corporal N.W. DICKENS

4th SAI

Private V.S. DICKERSON

2nd SAI

Killed in action (as Second Lieutenant) on the 8th December 1917 (Fins New British Cemetery)

Private W. DICKINSON

4th SAI

Private E.G. DICKSON

4th SAI

Private G.E. DICKSON

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private S.T. DICKSON

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private James L. DIGNAM

1st SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private John DILLON

3rd SAI - Declared missing in action on the 1st August (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Joseph Benjamin DILLON

1st SAI - Killed on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Henry DINAN

3rd SAI - Declared missing in action on the 1st August (Thiepval Memorial)

Private H.O. DINGLEY

2nd SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Serre Road Cemetery N°1)

Private Thomas DINGWALL

4th SAI - Killed on the 15th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Lance Corporal John DINNES

3rd SAI

Awarded the Military Medal for a night reconnaissance of Trônes Wood on the 11th July 1916 with Lieutenant Robert Beverley (MC).

Private W.J. DISMORE

2nd SAI

Private B.H. DIXON

2nd SAI

Corporal Charles DIXON

4th SAI, B Coy - Wounded

Recommended for the DCM and awarded the Military Medal

Corporal C. DIXON

4th SAI - Wounded

Private Edward Ross DIXON

2nd SAI

Killed in action in front the Butte de Warlencourt on the 12th October 1916 (Thiepval Memorial)

Private J. DIXON

3rd SAI - Wounded

Lance Corporal Percy King DIXON

3rd SAI - Killed on the 16th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Lance Corporal T. DIXON

4th SAI - Wounded

Private W.M. DIXON

4th SAI

Private DOCHERTY

3rd SAI

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Private R.E. DOCKER

4th SAI

Killed in action near Arras on the 12th April 1917 (Brown's Copse Cemetery)

Lance Corporal Herbert DODD

4th SAI - Killed on the 16th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private J.L.G. DODD

4th SAI

Private J.L.G. DODDS

Wounded

Private W.D. DOIG

4th SAI - Wounded

Private W.D.S. DOIG

Wounded

Corporal Emanuel DOITSH

1st SAI, C Coy - Wounded and taken prisoner on the 18th July

Lost his right leg

Lance Corporal Sydney Clifford DOLLMAN

1st SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Missing in action at Marrieres Wood on the 24th March 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Private J. DONALD

2nd SAI

Private DONALDSON

4th SAI - Attached to the trench mortar battery

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Lance Corporal C. DONALDSON

4th SAI - Wounded

Private D.J. DONALDSON

4th SAI

Lance Corporal R.M. DONALDSON

4th SAI

Private Henry George William DONDOVICH

3rd SAI - Died of wounds on the 27th July (St Sever Cemetery, Rouen)

Private F.A. DONKIN

2nd SAI

Private Robert Conn DONNELL

3rd SAI - Died of wounds on the 18th July (Dive Copse British Cemetery)

Private William Alfred DOOLEY

2nd SAI

Missing in action (as Lance Corporal) at Gauches Wood on the 21st March 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Private William Richard DOR

2nd SAI - Killed on the 19th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Leslie Frederick DORE

2nd SAI - Wounded

Killed in action near Arras on the 25th December 1916 (Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery, Arras)

Private Paul Victor DORNONVILLE DE LA COUR

4th SAI - Wounded

Transferred to the Royal Flying Corps and commissioned.

Flying as Lieutenant observator-gunner on Bristol F2B in the 11th Squadron, Royal Air Force, he was killed in action near Ovillers-la-Boiselle (Somme) on the 15th May 1918, shot down by Leutnant H. Kirschstein (Arras Flying Services Memorial)

Private William DORWARD

4th SAI

Killed in action (as Second Lieutenant) near Arras on the 9th April 1917 (Highland  Cemetery, Roclincourt)

Private J.R. DOUDEN

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private H.G.W. DOUDOVICH

Wounded

Lieutenant B.H.L. DOUGHERTY

3rd SAI - Wounded

Lance Sergeant D.G. DOUGLAS

4th SAI

Died of wounds near Frezenberg on the 20th September 1917 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial)

Sergeant Francis DOUGLAS

4th SAI

Killed in action (as Second Lieutenant) at Meteren on the 19th July 1918 (Meteren Military Cemetery)

Acting CQM Sergeant Robert DOUGLAS

3rd SAI - Declared missing in action on the 1st August (Thiepval Memorial)

Private William DOUGLAS

2nd SAI - Wounded

Killed in action at Gauches Wood on the 21st March 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Private W. DOUGLAS

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Private I. DOVER

4th SAI

Private T. DOW

2nd SAI

Private B. DOWLING

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private T.A. DOWNEY

1st SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private R. DOWNING

4th SAI

Private R.W. DOWNING

3rd SAI - Wounded

Private Robert DOWTHWAITE

2nd SAI - Wounded

Recommended for the DCM and awarded the Military Medal for his action as Signaller at Bernafay Wood along with Fitz (MM)

Killed in action (as Corporal) on the 12th April 1917 near Arras (Brown's Copse Cemetery)

Private Douglas Dennis DOYLE

1st SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private G. DOYLE

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private J. DOYLE

2nd SAI

Private J.E. DOYLE

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Corporal Neville DOYLE

1st SAI - Killed on the 16th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private P.C. DOYLE

Wounded

Private F.E. DRENAIN

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private F.C. DREW

Wounded

Private H.J. DREW

4th SAI - Wounded

Private A.A. DREYER

4th SAI

Killed in action near Arras on the 9th April 1917 (Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery)

Private Frederick Edward John DROMGOOLE

Wounded on the 17th July

Rejoined his bataillon in July 1917

Killed in action on the 23rd March 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Private Hugh DRUMMOND

4th SAI

Killed in action near Wytschaete on the 11th April 1918 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial)

Private James DRUMMOND

4th SAI - Missing in action on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Leslie Howard DRURY

3rd SAI - Killed on the 16th July (London Cemetery and Extension)

Private R.H. DU BRUIN

3rd SAI, B Coy - Wounded

Lance Corporal D. DU PLESSIS

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Privatel John Philip DU PLESSIS

2nd SAI - Died of wounds on the 22nd July (Kensal Green Cemetery, London)

Lance Corporal S. DU PLESSIS

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private F.G. DU PREEZ

2nd SAI

Private J.P. DU PREEZ

3rd SAI

Private Dirk J. DU TOIT

4th SAI, A Coy

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Recommanded for a mention in despatches for his conduct at Delville Wood (no retained)

Private Reuben John DU TOIT

Medical services - Wounded on the 18th July

Private A. DUBERLY

1st SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private A. DUBOIS

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private Louis Jean Joseph DUBOIS

3rd SAI, A Coy - Attached to the trench mortar battery

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Missing in action at Gauches Wood on the 21st March 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Private Samuel DUCKHAM

28th Brigade Machine Gun Coy - Killed on the 15th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private H. McL. DUDFIELD

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private J. DUDGEON

2nd SAI

Second Lieutenant C.D. DUFF

4th SAI

Private James G. DUFFIELD

2nd SAI, C Coy - Wounded

Was of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood

Killed in action near Frezenberg on the 20th September 1917 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial)

Corporal Hugh Charles DUFFY

1st SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private P.H. DUFFY

3rd SAI, C Coy

Private J.D. DUNCAN

4th SAI

Sergeant C.S.B.M. DUNLOP

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Lance Corporal A. DUNN

2nd SAI

Private Charles Edward Donald DUNN

1st SAI, B Coy - Wounded on the 16th July

Discharged as permanently unfit for service

Corporal G.E. DUNN

1st SAI

Recommanded for a mention in despatches for his conduct at Delville Wood (no retained)

Private Harry Cecil DUNN

1st SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Killed in action near Le Cateau on the 18th October 1918 (Ors British Cemetery)

Private Joseph Albert DUNN

3rd SAI, A Coy - Killed on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private J.R. DUNN

4th SAI

Private Michael John DUNNEEN

1st SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private G.L.A. DUNNING

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private J. DUNNING

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Private C.A. DUNSTON

4th SAI

Private Stanley Teetalper DUNSTON

2nd SAI, A Coy - Wounded on the 19th July

Recommended for the DCM  and awarded the Military Medal for his action with a Lewis Gun along with Private Grainger (MM)

Discharged as permanently unfit for service in February 1918 (as Lance Corporal)

Private A.H. DUPONT

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private W.A. DURBAN

Killed in action on the 12th April 1917 near Arras (Brown's Copse Cemetery)

Private C. DUSTAN

Wounded

Private L. DUSTING

1st SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Lance Corporal A. DUTHIE

2nd SAI

Private Walter Hastie DUTTON

3rd SAI - Declared missing in action on the 1st August  (Thiepval Memorial)

Private E.E. DYASON

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private E. DYER

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Corporal P. DYER

4th SAI

Private E.H. DYSEN

Wounded