DELVILLE WOOD

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN INFANTRY BRIGADE

ROLLCALL ON THE 14th JULY 1916

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Private David Morgan NAGLE

2nd SAI - Wounded

Killed in action near Arras on the 9th April 1917 (Point-du-Jour Military Cemetery)

Sergeant John NAISBY

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

Recommended for the VC and awarded the DCM and the Montenegran silver medal for merit for his conduct at Delville Wood.

Declared medically, discharged and posted in the Army Reserve in 1917

Private W.C. NAPIER

4th SAI

Private N. NATHAN

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private J. NAVEN

4th SAI

Private E. NAYLOR

4th SAI

Lance Corporal G. NAYLOR

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private Reginald NAYLOR

3rd SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private E.A. NEABE

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private F.E. NEALE

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private F.E. NEALE

1st SAI - Wounded on the 19th July

Private H.B. NEALE

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private Lionel Collingwood NEDHAM

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

Private William NEEDHAM

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

Lance Corporal H. NEILLE

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Sergeant P.J. NEILLE

4th SAI

Private J.C. NEILSON

2nd SAI

Private John E. NEILSON

4th SAI, B 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)

Later Lance Corporal.

Private F.J. NEL

2nd SAI

Private J. NEL

2nd SAI

Private J.J. NEL

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private W.A. NELL

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private R.S. NELLAN

4th SAI

Private Arnold Alexander NELSON

2nd SAI - Missing in action on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Coenraad NELSON

1st SAI, D Coy - Wounded on the 18th July

Discharged as medically unfit

Private Charles Victor NESBITT

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

Private C. NEWBERRY

3rd SAI - Declared missing in action (probably on the 18th July) on the 1st August (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Lance Corporal J. NEWBERRY

3rd SAI - Wounded

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

Private Charles Frederick William NEWELL

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

Corporal George Henry NEWELL

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

Private M. NEWELL

2nd SAI

Private F.E. NEWMAN

2nd SAI - Killed on the 12th October 1916 in front the Butte de Warlencourt (Warlencourt British Cemetery)

Sergeant W.J.M. NEWMAN

3rd SAI, B Coy - Wounded

Lieutenant H.M. NEWSON

4th SAI, A Coy - Taken prisoner on the 18th July

Private Ellis Alban NEWTON

3rd SAI - Killed on the 16th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private Frederick NEWTON

2nd SAI - Missing in action on the 16th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private G.T. NEWTON

2nd SAI

Died of wounds (sustained in front the Butte de Warlencourt) on the 13th October 1916 (Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension)

Private Percy NEWTON

2nd SAI - Died of wounds on the 16th July (Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension)

Private E.D. NICHOL

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private J. NICHOL

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private P.E. NICHOLAS

2nd SAI

Private C.S. NICHOLLIS

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Sergeant (Signaller) Harry NICHOLLS

4th SAI

Later awarded the Military Medal

Declared missing in action (between 21st-28th March 1918) on the 1st April 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Private Alfred NICHOLSON

4th SAI, C Coy - Killed on the 18th July (Quarry Cemetery, Montauban)

Lieutenant Cyril Francis S. NICHOLSON

1st SAI, D Coy

Acting Sergeant Hubert Cuthbert NICHOLSON

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

Died of wounds (sustained in front the Butte de Warlencourt) on the 17th October 1916 (Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension)

Private L. NICHOLSON

2nd SAI

Later awarded the Military Medal

Private W.S. NICHOLSON

4th SAI - Wounded

Private B.C. NICOLL

3rd SAI - Wounded

Corporal G.A. NIGHTINGALE

4th SAI

Private K.A. NILSSON

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private Carol Alfred NOBLE

2nd SAI

Died of wounds (as Corporal) on the 10th November 1916 (St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen). Awarded the Military Medal

Private James NOBLE

4th SAI - Killed on the 17th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private John Ernest Thomas NOBLE

3rd SAI

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

Later awarded the Military Medal

Private J.F. NOBLE

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Private L.A. NOBLE

3rd SAI, C Coy - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Private M. NOBLE

4th SAI - Taken prisoner on the 15th July

Private W.M. NOBLE

3rd SAI

Private Herbert Charles NOCK

3rd SAI, C Coy - Wounded on the 15th July

Discharged a year later.

Private E. NOON

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private C.E. NORMAN

4th SAI

Caretaker of Delville Wood after the Second World War

Private P. NORMAN

4th SAI

Died of wounds (sustained in front the Butte de Warlencourt) on the 22nd October 1916 (Dernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension)

Sapper W. NORMAN

64th Field Coy, Royal Engineers - Died of wounds on the 22nd July (Etaples Military Cemetery)

Private Ernest Alexander NORRIS

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private L. NORRIS

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 19th July

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

Private J.G. NORTH

1st SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Died of wounds (as Second Lieutenant) on the 22nd March 1918 (Roye New British Cemetery)

Private Henry John NORTON

3rd SAI

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

Private W.A. NORVALL

2nd SAI - Wounded

Later awarded the Military Medal

Killed in action (as Sergeant) at Beaurevoir (Aisne) on the 8th October 1918 (Beaurevoir British Cemetery)

Private W.A. NOTHARD

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private J.F. NOTHLING

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private Arthur John NOWELL

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

Private G.T. NUNN

4th SAI