Battle of Cambrai

These are the Sheffield Men who we know were killed between 20th November 1917 and 8th December 1917. This was the Battle of Cambrai. This battle marked the first large scale effective use of Tanks in warfare.


Currently there are 106 men recorded in our database

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Date of Death
Surname
First Name
Age
Number
Rank
Regiment
Battalion
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20/11/17
Aslin
John Robert
25
Z/969
Rifleman
Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consorts Own)
12th Bn
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26/11/17
Barber
Maurice
25
Captain
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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22/11/17
Barfoot
Arthur Thomas
20
242368
Private
York & Lancs
2/5th
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30/11/17
Barton
Jonathan
325026
Private
The Kings (Liverpool Regiment)
12th Battalion
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26/11/17
Beal
Ernest
24
201052
Lance Corporal
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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27/11/17
Beedham/ Beedham-Whittle
George William/ John W
22
41074
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2nd/4th
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27/11/17
Blow
Ernest
204811
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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26/11/17
Bolton
Victor Richardson
5814/203017
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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1/12/17
Bosworth
Joseph
10627
Sergeant
Grenadier Guards
2nd Bn
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21/11/17
Bourne
Arthur
23
41166
Private
South Wales Borderers
2nd Battalion
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27/11/17
Bownes
Andrew
24
41355
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2/5th Battalion
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28/11/17
Brader
Albert Edward
26
405360
Private
Royal Army Medical Corps
2nd/3rd (West Riding) Field Ambulance
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20/11/17
Brown
Arthur William
33
42529
Private
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
1st Battalion
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30/11/17
Butcher
Charles Walter
37
476009
Sergeant
Royal Engineers
455th Field Company
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30/11/17
Coddington
William
19
33365
Private
Norfolk Regiment
7th
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27/11/17
Cooke
Willis
5193/202300
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
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30/11/17
Cowan
Joseph
B/200385
Corporal
Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consorts Own)
15th Bn
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30/11/17
Cuneo
Nicholas
19
154219
Gunner
Royal Garrison Artillery
431st Siege Battery
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1/12/17
Doolan
John Henry
15814
Private
York & Lancs
2nd Battalion
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30/11/17
Edson
Ernest
27
86298
Private
Machine Gun Corps
141st Coy
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30/11/17
Feetham
Frank
425151
Private
Labour Corps
63rd Coy
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1/12/17
Fisher
Tom Brown
16093
Private
Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (incl Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps)
6th Dragoons (Inniskilling)
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27/11/17
Fletcher
George Edwin
28557
Private
Grenadier Guards
3rd BN
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21/11/17
Fox
George
27672
Private
Lancashire Fusiliers
1st Battalion
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20/11/17
France
Albert
77394
Private
Tank Corps
C Bn
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27/11/17
Fuller
Harry
39
10251
Sergeant
Scots Guards
1st Bn
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20/11/17
Gibbons
Joseph
36
307792
Rifleman
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales Own)
2/7th
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30/11/17
Glossop
Frederick
300006
Lance Corporal
The Kings (Liverpool Regiment)
6th
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27/11/17
Godber
Bernard
41168
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2/5th Battalion
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20/11/17
Goddard/Sylvester
Walter
27714
Gunner
Royal Field Artillery
Y 36th T M Bty
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30/11/17
Gosney
Ernest
27
R/38128
Rifleman
Kings Royal Rifles Corps
11th
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27/11/17
Graham
Charles William
19
39624
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2/5th
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20/11/17
Grayson
John
22
14351
Sergeant
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
7th
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20/11/17
Gregory
Albert
1064
Sergeant
Household Cavalry and Cavalry of the Line (incl Yeomanry and Imperial Camel Corps)
4th Dragoon Guards (Royal Irish)
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1/12/17
Gregory
Alfred
25
9684
Sergeant
York & Lancs
2nd
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30/11/17
Gregory
George Willie
25
R/3184
Rifleman
Kings Royal Rifles Corps
10th
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20/11/17
Gregory
William
22
201402
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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25/11/17
Hamer
Walter
19650
Private
Coldstream Guards
3rd
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20/11/17
Hamnett
Fred
19
35439
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
7th Battalion
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30/11/17
Hancock
Thomas Lewis
17076
Private
Coldstream Guards
2nd Bn
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20/11/17
Hawksley
John Reginald
241949
Private
West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)
2/5th
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27/11/17
Helliwell
Albert
202471
Private ?
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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2/12/17
Higginbottom
Thomas Hastings
21
306978
Private
West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)
2/7th
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27/11/17
Higgins
Cornelius
32
268149
Rifleman
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales Own)
2/8th
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28/11/17
Hill
Albert
20
306977
Private
West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)
2/7th D Company
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27/11/17
Holder
Ernest
38
241959
Private
York & Lancs
2/5th
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27/11/17
Holland
Frank Sidney
23
Lieutenant
West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)
2nd/6th Bn
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30/11/17
Horrabin
Maurice Pinney
31
Second Lieutenant
Royal East Kent Regiment (The Buffs)
4th B Company attached 6th
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22/11/17
Howe
Clarence Henry
19
201353
Lance Corporal
York & Lancs
2/4th B Company
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27/11/17
Hughes
Ernest
1670/200235
Private
York & Lancs
2/5th
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22/11/17
Hutchinson
Henry Keeton
202625/5217
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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27/11/17
Johnson
Edwin Arthur
37588
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/5th Bn
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27/11/17
Johnson
Oliver Cromwell
37
204908
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/5th Bn
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27/11/17
Johnson
William Edward
24
8766
Sergeant
Scots Guards
1st BN
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30/11/17
Jowitt
Ben
24
41984
Private
Essex Regiment
1st Battalion
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30/11/17
Jowitt/Jowett
James Abel
895653
Gunner
Royal Field Artillery
169th Bde
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27/11/17
Kavanagh
Harry
203055
Private
York & Lancs
2/5th (T.F.) Battalion
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22/11/17
Kershaw
Percy
201686
Corporal
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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27/11/17
Matthewman
William
205286
Private
West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)
2/6th Battalion
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20/11/17
Mercer
Ernest
202905
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2/5th Battalion
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27/11/17
Midgley
Arthur William
29
26549
Lance Corporal
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2nd/5th Bn
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1/12/17
Mitchell
John William
28
4805
Private
Royal Army Medical Corps
Att 1st Bn East Kent Regiment
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22/11/17
Moore
Arthur
20
242482
Private
West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales Own)
2/6th Battalion
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27/11/17
Mottram
Albert
3328/201363
Private
York & Lancs
4th Bn
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30/11/17
Naylor
Tom Henry
25
41988
Private
Essex Regiment
1st Battalion
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30/11/17
Ogle
Henry
83606
Sapper
Royal Engineers
83rd Field Coy
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22/11/17
Oldfield
Fred
29
202358
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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27/11/17
Palethorpe
James/Jim
21
26477
Lance Corporal
West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)
2nd / 5th Bn
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20/11/17
Pallett
Percy
202284
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2/4th Battalion
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2/12/17
Pinder
Stanley
23
93529
Driver
Royal Field Artillery
24th Bde
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20/11/17
Pinder
William Henry
30097
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2/5th Battalion
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30/11/17
Plant
Arthur Ernest Biddulph
37
371217
Sergeant
Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
1st/8th Bn
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26/11/17
Rhodes
John William
202360
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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20/11/17
Roberts
John Furness
30
21310
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
7th Battalion
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27/11/17
Roberts
Walter
202343
Private
York & Lancs
2/5th (T.F.) Battalion
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20/11/17
Rodgers
Fred
19925
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2/4th Battalion
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1/12/17
Rodgers
William Henry
37671
Private
York & Lancs
2nd Battalion
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23/11/17
Russell
Ernest
26
75236
Private
Tank Corps
B Bn
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27/11/17
Sanderson
Frank
21693
Private
West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)
2nd/6th BN
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27/11/17
Sanderson
Lawrence
20
241756
Corporal
York & Lancs
2/5th (T.F.) Battalion
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25/11/17
Savage
Herbert Edwin
45286
Private
Welsh Regiment
17th Battalion
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27/11/17
Scothern
Ben Jn
78684
Private
Tank Corps
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30/11/17
Senior
Alfred Bertram
25
11670
Private
Coldstream Guards
2nd
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1/12/17
Slack
Albert Edward
16388
Lance Corporal
York & Lancs
2nd Bn
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27/11/17
Smith
Richard
37
241900
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/5th Bn
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27/11/17
Staley
Leonard
268848
Private
West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)
2/6th Battalion
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27/11/17
Sutcliffe
Harold
21
306956
Private
West Riding Regiment (Duke of Wellingtons)
2nd/7th Bn
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22/11/17
Thackray
Walter
33
17559
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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20/11/17
Thornton
James Wm.
200952
Lance Corporal
York & Lancs
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27/11/17
Thorpe
Nathaniel
23
203057
Private
York & Lancs
2/5th (T.F.) Battalion
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20/11/17
Twomey
William
20
36132
Private
York & Lancs
2/5th (T.F.) Battalion
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22/11/17
Vickers
Charles Goldthorpe
27
Captain
York & Lancs
4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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1/12/17
Walker
Herbert
9065
Company Sergeant Major
York & Lancs
2nd Battalion
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20/11/17
Watling
Harry
31
27825
Lance Corporal
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2/5th Battalion
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23/11/17
Watson
Harold Gordon
41703
Private
Alexandra Princess of Wales Own (Yorkshire Regiment)
13th Battalion
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30/11/17
Wharton
William Raymond
24
S/3348
Sergeant
Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consorts Own)
10th Battalion
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2/12/17
Wheat
Harold Arthur
22
12/1093
Second Lieutenant
York & Lancs
2nd Bn
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27/11/17
Whelpton
William
9349
Lance Corporal
York & Lancs
2/5th (T.F.) Battalion
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20/11/17
White
William
24
30841
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
2/4th Battalion
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20/11/17
Whitehouse
Edwin
22
22540
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
7th Battalion
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20/11/17
Whittles
Charles Harold
21
15719
Rifleman
Kings Royal Rifles Corps
12th Bn
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1/12/17
Wiggins
George
13137
Private
Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
7th Trench Mortar Bn
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30/11/17
Willford
Reginald Woodliffe
4900
Lance Sergeant
Kings Royal Rifles Corps
11th Bn
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27/11/17
Wilson
Percy
204778
Private
York & Lancs
2/5th (T.F.) Battalion
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22/11/17
Wilson
Walter
29
200999
Private
York & Lancs
2nd/4th (Hallamshire) (T.F.) Battalion
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30/11/17
Wright
Harry
S/1249
Lance Corporal
Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consorts Own)
10th Battalion

 

 

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