DELVILLE WOOD

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THE SOUTH AFRICAN INFANTRY BRIGADE

ROLLCALL ON THE 14th JULY 1916

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Private Isaac Henry TAIT

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

Sergeant N.R. TAIT

2nd SAI

Private T. TAIT

4th SAI - Wounded

Private S.R. TALBOT

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private John James TALJAARD

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

Private J.F. TANDY

Wounded

Private George Garnet TANNER

2nd SAI, D Coy - Wounded

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

Recommended for the MM, he was awarded the DCM for his bravery at Delville Wood as despatch runner.

Lieutenant-Colonel William Ernest Collins TANNER

Commanding Officer of the 2nd SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Was in command of the troops in Delville Wood until his was wounded and evacuated.

Awarded the CMG for his leadership at Delville Wood and promoted to temporary Brigadier-General.

Left the South African Brigade in October 1917 and commanded the 8th brigade of the 3rd Division.

He took the command of the South African Brigade after Marrieres Wood and held his post until the end of the War.

Awarded CB, DSO. Mentioned in Despatches six times . Awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre and the Belgian Ordre de Leopold, the Croix de Chevalier de la Légion d'Honneur (France).

Private C.C. TARBOTON

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

Later mentioned in Despatches.

Private Rowland Henry TARBOTON

2nd SAI - Killed on the 16th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private E.A. TARRANT

Medical services - Wounded

Private G.A. TARRY

Wounded

Second Lieutenant Errol Victor TATHAM

2nd SAI, B Coy - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Later mentioned in Despatches.

Second Lieutenant Russell Pears TATHAM

2nd SAI, A Coy - Killed on the 20th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private Harold Montague TAYLER

2nd SAI - Wounded

Awarded the Military Medal for his conduct at Bernafay Wood.

Transferred later to the Royal Flying Corps, flying as observer-gunner in DH4 in the 18 Squadron. The 15th July 1917, the following day of his commission, he was shot down, wounded and taken prisoner. Rapatriated on the 15th January 1918, his right leg was amputated a week later.

Lance Corporal A. TAYLOR

4th SAI

Killed in action (as Corporal) near Frezenberg on the 21st September 1917 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial)

Private A.T. TAYLOR

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Lance Corporal D.B. TAYLOR

4th SAI - Wounded

Private F. TAYLOR

3rd SAI, B Coy - Taken prisoner

Private G. TAYLOR

4th SAI

Sergeant H.A. TAYLOR

1st SAI - Taken prisoner on the 18th July

Lance Sergeant J. TAYLOR

1st SAI, C Coy - Wounded on the 17th July

Lance Corporal J.H. TAYLOR

1st SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Later awarded the Military Medal.

Private J.W. TAYLOR

4th SAI - Wounded

Private M. TAYLOR

1st SAI - Wounded on the 15th July

Captain Robert TAYLOR

Medical officer of the 1st SAI

Private W. TAYLOR

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Later awarded the Military Medal.

Died of wounds (as Corporal) on the 18th October 1918 (Roisel Communal Cemetery Extension)

Private W.J. TAYLOR

4th SAI - Wounded

Private Benjamin Alexander TAYNTON

2nd SAI

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

Private B.L. TEAGUE

2nd SAI

Private Charles E. TEBBUTT

2nd SAI

Private L.B. TEDDER

2nd SAI - Wounded

Second Lieutenant W. TEMPANY

1st SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Lance Corporal E.B.H. TENNANT

3rd SAI, A Coy - Taken prisoner

Private William Hawthorn TENNANT

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

Private H.S. TERHART

4th SAI

Private R. TERRAS

4th SAI

Corporal G.A. TERRY

4th SAI

Private Percival Francis TERRY

4th SAI - Wounded

Killed in action near Frezenberg on the 19th September 1917 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial)

Private Uriah TETLOW

2nd SAI - Died of wounds on the 23rd July (Abbeville Communal Cemetery)

Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Francis THACKERAY

Commanding Officer of the 3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

At the head of the last South African group relieved on the 20th July at Delville Wood.

Recommanded for the VC and awarded the DSO for his leadership and gallantry at Delville Wood. Was in command of the troops in Delville Wood from the 17th to the 20th July.

Awarded CMG. Mentioned twice in Despatches. Awarded the French Croix de Guerre.

Private W.C.R. THEOBALD

2nd SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private Johannes Albertus Gabriel THERON

4th SAI

Killed in action near Frezenberg on the 21st September 1917 (Ypres Menin Gate Memorial)

Private H.W.A. THIM

4th SAI

Lance Corporal Laban THODAY

3rd SAI - Killed on the 15th July (Sucrerie Military Cemetery)

Private James Moir THOM

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

Private Walter Campbell THOM

4th SAI - Died of wounds on the 27th July (St Sever Cemetery, Rouen)

Private THOMAS

2nd SAI, C Coy

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

Private C.V. THOMAS

2nd SAI

Private George THOMAS

1st SAI

Awarded the Military Medal for his conduct at Delville Wood.

Private John THOMAS

4th SAI - Wounded

Killed in action near Arras on the 9th April 1917 (Arras Memorial)

Private L.G. THOMAS

2nd SAI

Died on the 23rd February 1917 (Eastbourne - Ocklynge- Cemetery, Sussex)

Private O. THOMAS

4th SAI

Lieutenant Owen Hubert de Burgh THOMAS

3rd SAI - Wounded and taken prisoner on the 19th July

Private S. THOMAS

4th SAI - Taken prisoner on the 15th July

Lance Sergeant S.H. THOMAS

4th SAI

Private Stanley THOMAS

1st SAI, C Coy - Died of wounds on the 19th July (Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension)

Private W. THOMAS

1st SAI - Wounded

Private William Lange THOMAS

3rd SAI, D Coy - Died of wounds on the 13th August (Kensall - All Soul's - Cemetery, London)

Private W.O. THOMAS

4th SAI - Wounded

Private A. THOMPSON

3rd SAI, - Wounded on the 16th July

Lance Corporal A.D. THOMPSON

2nd SAI

Private Albert THOMPSON

3rd SAI, A Coy

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

Private C.W. THOMPSON

Wounded

Private E.E. THOMPSON

4th SAI

Private Edward C. THOMPSON

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)

Private John Deans THOMPSON

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

Private R. THOMPSON

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

Private R. THOMPSON

4th SAI

Private W.G. THOMPSON

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Later awarded the Military Medal.

Private W.H. THOMPSON

4th SAI - Taken prisoner on the 17th July

Private W.T. THOMPSON

4th SAI - Taken prisoner

Private William Hubert THOMPSON

4th SAI, C 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 A. THOMSON

3rd SAI - Wounded

Later awarded the Military Medal.

Lieutenant A.M. THOMSON

3rd SAI - Wounded

Later mentioned in War Office Communiqués. Captain at the end of the War.

Private Arthur John THOMSON

4th SAI - Wounded

Died of wounds on the 19th October 1917 (Dozinghem Military Cemetery)

Lance Corporal Arthur R. THOMSON

4th SAI, B Coy - attached to the Trench Mortar Battery

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

Later awarded the Military Medal.

Private Charles Arthur THOMSON

4th SAI - Wounded

Private Douglas John THOMSON

2nd SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private G.A. THOMSON

2nd SAI

Sergeant George Henry THOMSON

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

Private Henry Charles Graham THOMSON

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

RQMS H.T. THOMSON

2nd SAI

Private J.M.R. THOMSON

4th SAI - Wounded

Acting Company Sergeant Major James McAulay THOMSON

2nd SAI, C Coy

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

Awarded the DCM for his conduct at Delville Wood.

Died of wounds received in front the Butte de Warlencourt (as Second Lieutenant) on the 17th October 1916 (St Sever Cemetery, Rouen)

Lance Corporal Robert Campbell THOMSON

4th SAI

Killed in action in front the Butte de Warlencourt on the 19th October 1916 (Warlencourt British Cemetery)

Padre S. THOMSON

Chaplain of the 4th SAI

Lieutenant Robert Brown THORBURN

4th SAI, B Coy - Killed on the 15th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private A. THORESEN

2nd SAI

Private A.E. THORNE

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private B.V. THORNE

3rd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 19th July

Private J.W.R. THORNE

Wounded

Lance Corporal W.R. THORNE

4th SAI

Private William Reginald THORNE

2nd SAI

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

Private Arthur John THOMSON

4th SAI - Wounded

Private A.R. THORPE

4th SAI - Wounded

Private George Edward THORPE

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

Private H.A. THWAITE

Wounded

Private Anthony Reginald TIDBURY

2nd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Killed in action (as Lance Corporal) on the 12th April 1917 (Fampoux British Cemetery)

Private G.J. TIERNEY

2nd SAI

Private F.W. TILBROOK

3rd SAI, C Coy - Wounded on the 17th July

Private Albert TILL

4th SAI - Wounded

Killed in action (as Lance Corporal) on the 7th January 1918 (Fins New British Cemetery)

Private F. TILL

2nd SAI

Private J. TIMMINS

2nd SAI

Private Bertie Cecil Smith TIMMS

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

Private George Wolfe Robert TOBIAS

Medical Services - Wounded

Private Alexander TOD

3rd SAI - Killed on the 15th July (London Cemetery and Extension, Longueval)

Private Henry Russell TODD

4th SAI - Wounded on the 19th July

Acting Corporal Walter TODD

4th SAI

Died of wounds on the 6th June 1921 (Rooidam Military Cemetery, South Africa)

Corporal E. TOMKINS

Wounded

Private J. TOMLIN

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Captain Leonard Warren TOMLINSON

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

Awarded the DSO for his conduct during the taking of Delville Wood.

Mentioned in despatches in January 1917.

Private N.S. TOMLINSON

4th SAI

Killed in action (as lance Corporal) on the 7th January 1918 (Fins New British Cemetery)

Private William TONKIN

4th SAI, A Coy - Wounded

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

Private R. TOOGOOD

2nd SAI  - Wounded

Private Arthur Francis TOOKE

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

Private W.H. TOOLEY

3rd SAI, A Coy  - Wounded

Private R.S. TOPE

1st SAI  - Wounded on the 18th July

Sergeant Arthur Murray Stewart TORDIFFE

4th SAI

Killed in action at Marrières Wood on the 24th March 1918 (Pozieres Memorial)

Private E.P.J. TOUCHE

1st SAI  - Wounded on the 18th July

Private Horace Clayton TOWERS

4th SAI - Missing in action on the 21st July (Thiepval Memorial)

Corporal L.A. TOWNES

4th SAI

Later awarded the DCM

Private C.C. TOWNLEY

1st SAI  - Wounded on the 18th July

Private G.C. TOWNSEND

2nd SAI  - Wounded on the 18th July

Private Robert George TRACE

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

Corporal Mark TRAVILL

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

Private H. Vivien TREMEARNE

2nd SAI

Private R.C. TREMEARNE

2nd SAI - Taken prisoner

Private Cecil George TRENHAM

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

Private Ernest George TRENT

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

Corporal Bertram Donne TRETHEWEY

4th SAI - Wounded

Killed in action (as Second Lieutenant) near Frezenberg on the 20th September 1917 (White House Cemetery)

Private J.C. TREWATHA

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 15th July

Private Joseph Henry TREWATHA

3rd SAI

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 J. TREWERN

2nd SAI

Private L.C. TROLLIP

1st SAI  - Wounded on the 18th July

Private W.R. TROLLIP

4th SAI

Private Raymond James TRUSCOTT

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

Private William Alexander TRUSCOTT

1st SAI  - Wounded on the 18th July

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

Private William Henry TUBBS

3rd SAI, C Coy - Killed on the 17th July (Delville Wood Cemetery)

Private C.K. TUCKER

2nd SAI - Taken prisoner on the 18th July

Private Edward Edney TUCKER

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

Private S.T. TUCKER

2nd SAI - Wounded

Private Lionel James TUCKETT

2nd SAI, D Coy - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private J. TUER

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 16th July

Later awarded the Military Medal. and the Serbian Gold Medal. Sergeant at the end of the War.

Lance Corporal Herbert TUFNELL

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private R.C. TULLEY

1st SAI - Wounded on the 17th July

Private W. TUMNER

2nd SAI - Wounded

Lance Corporal W.T. TUNE

2nd SAI

Private R. TURNBULL

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 15th July

Private A.A. TURNER

Wounded

Private B. TURNER

1st SAI  - Wounded on the 18th July

Sergeant F.B. TURNER

2nd SAI, B Coy - Taken prisoner on the 15th July

Private George TURNER

3rd SAI - Wounded on the 18th July

Private N.V. TURNER

4th SAI - Wounded

Company Sergeant Major W.J. TURNER

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

Private Harold TURRELL

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

Private T. TUTTON

2nd SAI

Private Joseph Harold TWEEDIE

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

Private Kenneth Reginald TWEEDIE

2nd SAI - Killed on the 18th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private William TWEEDIE

4th SAI - Killed on the 19th July (Thiepval Memorial)

Private T. TYNDALL

3rd SAI, B Coy - Wounded on the 17th July

Private J.P. TYSON

2nd SAI - Taken prisoner