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Trying to locate casualty list for 12 battalion K R R C, September 1915.

I have the battalion war diary and service record for R5064 Michael Foley ( my great uncle )

Michael was wounded with the battalion south of Laventie and spent nearly seven months at Tooting military hospital.

He was killed in action near Inverness copse with 8 battalion K R R C on 24 August 1917.


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2 hours ago, OLDBUCK said:

Trying to locate casualty list for 12 battalion K R R C, September 1915.


The Genealogist has this extract, but shown in error as 5068. I could not see the same on Findmypast ?


Forename M
Surname Foley
Casualty Status Wounded
Rank Private
Service Number R/5068
Regiment King's Royal Rifle Corps, 12th Battalion
Category Nco's and Men
Daily List Date 21st October 1915
Report Received Date 11th October 1915




This suggests actual wounding late Sept say c 26th ? His posting to Depot 2/10 suggests this is in right ballpark. Perhaps you have exact date?





PS Welcome to the Forum

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List of Wounded from The Times, 21st October, 1915., p.4....




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Looking at the War Diary, there is no named list but in the period 16/9/15-30/9/15 the casualties included 49 Riflemen wounded and Foley would be one of those. The significant action where most of these casualties occurred was the attack of 25/9/15

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R/5054 Ernest Collumbell and R/5044 George Maine have records that have survived and, assuming that all the men on the list are from the same action, then 25/09/1915 would indeed appear to be the date of wounding.


Both were wounded on 25/09/1915, admitted to 60 Field Ambulance and then on to 2 London Casualty Clearing Station (I believe this was 1/2nd London Casualty Clearing Station, later 54th CCS).





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Thanks guys for your quick replies...

I had seen the times list for 21/10/15 but not the Genealogist one!

I did see casualty lists for 12 R B who were in action with 12 K R R C and have been trying for ages to find it...

Didn't know about the C C S, will have to check those.

He arrived at Tooting 2/10/15 and although there is information about wounds and treatment no other dates apart from discharge and posting to back to France 28/8/16.

Thanks for the warm welcome to the forum,



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