BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

THE PURPOSE OF THIS ROLL OF HONOUR IS TO COMMEMORATE THE BRITISH, AUSTRALIAN, CANADIAN, NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH AFRICAN AND INDIAN SOLDIERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME IN 1916.

This Roll of Honour provides their names classified by alphabetical order and by units.

It begins on the 23rd June 1916, first day of the preliminary artillery bombardment, and ends on the 30th November 1916.

It can not be considered as exhaustive considering the men who died of wounds after the battle, during or after the War.

The "Battle of the Somme Roll of Honour" will be completed and updated as time goes by.

LAST UPDATES

31st March 2020

HOPCRAFT - HORWOOD names page (493 names).

Gloucestershire Regiment completed (12 battalions / 1 606 names) with 1/4th Gloucestershire (156 names), 1/5th Gloucestershire (164 names), 1/6th Gloucestershire (180 names) and 13th Gloucestershire (35 names).

24th February 2020

Rifle Brigade completed (11 battalions / 2143 names) with 7th Rifle Brigade (181 names), 8th Rifle Brigade (175 names) and 9th Rifle Brigade (183 names).

HOMDEN - HOOTTON names page (262 names).

3rd February 2020

Some Field Artillery Brigades. CCXXIII Brigade (4 names), CCXXX Brigade (3 names), CCXXXI Brigade (7 names), CCXXXII Brigade (8 names), CCXXXIII Brigade (1 name), CCXXXV Brigade (18 names), CCXXXVI  Brigade (9 names), CCXXXVII  Brigade (4 names), CCXXXVIII  Brigade (7 names), CCCXV Brigade (7 names) and CCCXVII Brigade (3 names).

10th Durham Light Infantry (228 names).

HOLMAN - HOLYWELL names page (340 names).

20th January 2020

1/5th West Yorkshire (193 names) and 1/6th West Yorkshire (229 names).

HOLL - HOLLYWOOD names page (298 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

109 164  names

(in progress)

A

4 066 names

B

14 114 names

C

11 147 names

D

6 234 names

E

2 687 names

F

4 765 names

G

6 394 names

H

9 373 names

(in progress)

I

618 names

J

3 776 names

K

3 029 names

L

5 466 names

M

12 586 names

N

2 233 names

O

1 630 names

P

1 048 names

(in progress)

Q

190 names

R

6 732 names

S

961 names

(in progress)

T

 

U

239 names

V

622 names

W

10 690 names

Y-Z

564 names

 

SEARCH BY UNITS

BRITISH UNITS

British Infantry Divisions

British Infantry units

Royal Artillery

Royal Engineers

Royal Army Medical Corps

Machine Gun Corps (Heavy)

33 names

Army Service Corps

Cavalry

Royal Navy

Army Chaplain's Department

8 names

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British West Indies Regiment

8 names

Royal Flying Corps

201 names

Army Ordnance Corps

20 names

Army Veterinary Corps

8 names

Military Mounted Police

1 name

 

AUSTRALIAN UNITS

Australian Infantry Divisions

 

Australian  Artillery

e192 names

Australian Infantry

 

Australian Engineers

 

Australian Army Medical Corps

 

 

CANADIAN UNITS

Canadian Infantry Divisions

 

Canadian Artillery

Canadian Infantry

 

Canadian Engineers

 

Canadian Army Medical Corps

 

Newfoundland Regiment

375 names

 

 

INDIAN UNITS

 

NEW ZEALAND UNITS

 

SOUTH AFRICAN UNITS

1 318 names