Newfoundland Regiment at Beaumont Hamel

Newfoundland Regiment soldiers killed in action (Q-Z)

Pte. QUIGLEY, Michael Joseph 861 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 27
Son of Timothy and Margaret Quigley of St. John’s. Buried Y Ravine

Sgt. REID, Charles 671 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 30
Son of George and Jessie Reid of 17 Cook Street, St. John’s. Buried Hawthorn Ridge 2

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2nd Lt. R. B. Reid

2nd Lt. REID, Robert Bruce 593 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 21
Next of kin: Sir William Duff Reid and Lady Reid [née Minnie Cormac]. Address: “Bartra”, Circular Road, St. John’s

He was the eldest son, and heir apparent to his father’s Reid Newfoundland Company Ltd.

Pte. REID, William Joseph 1486 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 21
Son of Arthur and Sarah Elizabeth Reid of 125 New Gower Street, St. John’s. Buried Knightsbridge

L/Cpl. RENDELL, Arthur James 204 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 20
Son of James and Rebecca Rendell of 16 Kings Road, St. John’s. Buried Hawthorn Ridge 2

Pte. RICE, John Joseph 1062 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 27
Next of kin: Son of Patrick and Agnes Rice, husband of Bridget Rice. Address: 17 Fleming Street, St. John’s

Pte. RICHARDSON, Patrick 1234 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 21
Next of kin: John and Jane Richardson. Address St. John’s

Pte. RIDOUT, Sydney 1258 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 21
Next of kin: Ambrose and Elizabeth Ridout. Address: Cottle’s Island, Moreton’s Harbour

Pte. RODGERS, Edward Joseph 355 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 19
Next of kin: Stephen and Katherine Rodgers. Address: 34 Flower’s Hill, St. John’s

Pte. ROSS, Michael Joseph 250 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 19
Native of Colchester, England. Son of James and Margaret Ross of Portugal Cove, St. John’s East, Nfld. Buried Auchonvillers Military Cem.

2nd Lt. ROSS, Robert Wallace 1182 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 22
Son of Hector and Elizabeth Ross of Toronto Ont. Canada. Resting place: Hawthorn Ridge 2

Pte. ROSSITER, Matthew 1538 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 20
Next of kin: Joseph and Ellen Rossiter. Address: Fermeuse, Ferryland

L/Cpl. ROWSELL, Edward Clayton 571 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 24
Next of kin: Uriah and Sarah Rowsell. Address: 49 Hayward Avenue, St. John’s

Pte. RUSSELL, William 1137 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 19
Son of Samuel and Edith Russell of Brooklyn, Bonavista Bay. Buried Knightsbridge

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2nd Lt. Wm T. Ryall

2nd Lt. RYALL, William Thomas 53 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 28
Next of kin: Robert and Elizabeth Ann Ryall. Address: 40 Hayward Avenue, St. John’s

On Oct 12, 1916 his 20 year old brother, Pte. Robert S. Ryall 1891, was killed in action at Gueudecourt.

Cpl. RYAN, William Joseph 133 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 25
Next of kin: William and Catherine Ryan. Address: Southside West, St. John’s

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Pte. Thomas Seymour

Pte. SEYMOUR, Thomas 1392 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 27
Son of George and Lucy Seymour of Gooseberry Island, Bonavista Bay. Buried Knightsbridge

L/Cpl. SHAVE, Edwin Lazelle 1699 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 19
Next of kin: Constable William Henry and Isobel Shave. Address: Fogo

His brother, Roderick, was also killed in battle Oct. 16, 1916. Story in the Lewisporte Pilot.

Pte. SHORT, Richard M. 1202 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 20
Next of kin: William Miller Short and Annie Short. Address: New Bonaventure

Lt. SHORTALL, Richard A. 395 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 25.
Hometown: St. John’s. Son of Richard and Catherine Shortall of Cross Roads, St. John’s. Resting place: Y Ravine

Pte. SIMMS, George Percival 1217 RNR. d July 1st 1916, age 25
Son of Ezriah and Lucy Simms of St. Anthony, St. Barbe. Buried Ancre

Pte. SIMMS, Robert Ronald 576 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 19
Next of kin: Adam and Mary Ann Simms. Address: St. Anthony, St. Barbe

His brother, Pte. Leaten Simms 1243, was killed in action near Langemarck on 9 Oct 1917, age 22.

Pte. SMALL, George Stewart 1626 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 19
Son of Robert Jabez and Amelia M. Small of Lewisporte, Notre Dame Bay. Buried Hawthorn Ridge 2

Pte. SMITH, Josiah 1677 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 19
Foster son of Matthew Smith of Hopeall, Trinity Bay. Buried Ancre

Pte. SMITH, Zachariah 1467 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 23
Next of kin: John Peddle and Mary Ann Smith. Address: Snook’s Harbour, Trinity Bay

Pte. SNELGROVE, John Charles 895 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 24
Next of kin: Samuel and Annie Snelgrove. Address: St. John’s

Pte. SNOW, Douglas K. 1021 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 19
Son of Charles and Patience Snow of 6 Mullock Street, St. John’s. Buried Y Ravine

L/Cpl. SNOW, Frederick E., MM 685 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 21
Next of kin: George and Dinah Snow. Address: 116 Pleasant Street, St. John’s

Pte. SNOW, John S. 1923 RNR. d July 1st 1916, age 20
Son of Robert and Margaret Snow of Harbour Grace, Conception Bay. Buried Hawthorn Ridge 2

Pte. SPARKES, George Joseph 253 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 19
Next of kin: George and Annie Sparkes. Address: Bell Island

L/Cpl. SPURREL, Frank J. 979 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 21
Next of kin: Mr. and Mrs. John Spurrel. Address: Wickford Street, St. John’s

Pte. STRATHIE, Harry Groves 494 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 23
Next of kin: Ronald and Mary Strathie. Address: Bonavista

L/Cpl. STRONG, Norman Wheatley 1522 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 20
Next of kin: James M. and Lydia Strong. Address: Little Bay Island, Twillingate

Pte. TAYLOR, Alfred Penny 897 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 22
Next of kin: G. Hedley Taylor and Dorcas Guy Taylor. Address: St. John’s

Pte. TAYLOR, Charles F. 293 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 23
Son of Leonard I. and Susan M. Taylor of South Side, St. John’s. Buried Y Ravine

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2nd Lt G. H. Taylor

2nd Lt. TAYLOR, George Hayward 28 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 24
Next of kin: Eugene F. and Mary Taylor. Address: 5 Maxse Street, St. John’s

Mr. and Mrs. Taylor lost two more sons, 21 year old L/Cpl. Eugene Fred Taylor 2525 and 23 year old Pte. Richard H. Taylor 1973, both killed in action 14 Apr 1917 at Monchy-le-Preux.

Cpl. TAYLOR, Herbert 1018 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 20
Son of Herbert and Margaret Taylor of 152 Casey Street, St. John’s. Buried Knightsbridge

Pte. TEMPLEMAN, Donald 1236 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 23
Son of Philip and Catherine Templeman of Water Street, St. John’s. Buried Ancre

Pte. WALSH, Michael Francis 399 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 25
Next of kin: Patrick and Catherine Walsh. Address: Placentia

Pte. WARFORD, Garland 964 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 22
Son of William and Susannah Warford of Upper Gullies, Conception Bay. Buried Y Ravine

Pte. WATKINS, Robert James 1426 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 26
Next of kin: Ephraim J. and Jane Watkins. Address: Botwood, Twillingate

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Sophie West, beneficiary of brother Edward (click to enlarge)

Pte. WEST, Edward 1588 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 21
Next of kin: Mrs. Rose Shelley. Address: Apsey Cove, Fogo [mother, married again – attestation paper] 

Pte. WEST, Stanley 1460 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 23
Next of kin: Joseph and Sarah West. Address: 4 John Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia

L/Cpl. WESTCOTT, Harry T. 1805 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 23
Next of kin: Henry and Margaret Westcott. Address: Westcott, Carbonear

Pte. WHALEN, Augustus Patrick 1395 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 22
Son of John and Hanna Whalen of 18 Boncloddy Street, St. John’s. Buried Ancre

Pte. WHITE, Frederick 1481 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 24
Next of kin: Edward and Sarah White. Address: Durrell’s Arm, Twillingate

Pte. WHITE, William 345 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 26
Son of Levi and Alice White of Loon Bay, Notre Dame Bay. Buried Y Ravine

Pte. WHITE, William Arthur 1632 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 21
Next of kin: Mr. and Mrs. John White. Address: Rattling Brook, Notre Dame Bay

Pte. WHITE, Willis 739 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 20
Next of kin: C. S. and Sarah White

Attestation Paper has “Sarah Rose (married a second time), Comfort Cove, Notre Dame Bay

Pte. WIGHT, Arthur (d. 28 Jun) 944 RNR
Killed in action at Beaumont-Hamel 1 Jul 1916, age 26
Next of kin: Samuel and Annie Wight. Address: Shoal Brook, Bonne Bay

Pte. WILCOX, Frederick 707 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 27
Son of John M. and Mary Wilcox of 823 St. Catherine Street West, Montreal, Canada (Native of Brigus, Newfoundland). Buried Knightsbridge

Pte. WILLIAMS, Robert John 1115 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 21
Son of Harry and Emma Williams of 50 Cabot Street, St. John’s. Buried Knightsbridge

Pte. WINSOR, George 1845 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 18
Son of David and Annie Louisa Winsor of Wesleyville, Bonavista Bay. Buried Memorial Park (also headstone in Serre Road No. 2)

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Pte. Edward R. Winter

Pte. WINTER, Edward Rozier 675 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 18
Son of Thomas and Florence Winter of St. John’s. Buried Ancre

L/Cpl. WINTER, Randolph Milligan 908 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 29
Next of kin: John and Adelaide Winter. Address: Burin North

Pte. WOODFORD, Francis Patrick 364 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 24
Son of Joseph and Sarah Woodford of 7 Convent Square, St. John’s. Buried Ancre

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Nfld Book of Remembrance pg 131

Pte. WOODMAN, Kenneth Berkley 1627 RNR, d July 1st 1916, age 22
Next of kin: Edward and Susanna Woodman. Address: New Harbour, Trinity Bay

I count 247 names. I welcome your additions and corrections. Joy B. Cave’s What Became of Corporal Pittman? (Breakwater 1976, click for Amazon) has the RNR lists I link to at the top of this post.  Links to other lists, databases and stories are in the text. There are more. Google a name and you will find them. 

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