Are you related to any of the soldiers from Belper who fought
in the Battle of the Somme during WW1
To mark the Centenary of the Battle of the Somme and exhibition is to be held in Number 28, Market Place, Belper, featuring the men who fought and died during the battle.
As part of our research we would like to contact relatives of these men, so if you have the same surname or your parents or grandparents had the same surname as the men listed below, we would love to hear from you.
The men killed on 1st July 1916
Private 26676 Allan Bembridge
Private 24201 John Bembridge
Private 200141 Albert Blount
Sergeant 200031 Fred Bowler M.M.
Private 32115 Percy Cartwright
Lance Corporal 2409 Henry Clayson
Lance Corporal 200494 Jim Green
Private 3474 Percy Hallam
Corporal 201082 Francis William Melbourne
Private 6851 Sydney Herbert Morley
Private 3531 Samuel Pape
Private 2756 Walter Pepper
Private 200342 Joseph Taylor
Sergeant 200005 William Wilkinson
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