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

20th January 2017

1st Cheshire (217 names)

14th January 2017

12th Northumberland Fusiliers (185 names), 13th Northumberland Fusiliers (128 names) and 14th Northumberland Fusiliers (68 names).

RICHARDSON - RICKWOOD names page (357 names).

8th January 2017

16th Northumberland Fusiliers (170 names) and 15th Australian Infantry (139 names).

31st December 2016

8th Australian Infantry (183 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

93 677  names

A

4 070 names

B

14 124 names

C

11 161 names

D

6 234 names

E

2 685 names

F

4 758 names

G

6 396 names

H

 

I

620 names

J

3 816 names

K

3 026 names

L

5 464 names

M

12 580 names

N

2 228 names

O

1 628 names

P

 

Q

190 names

R

2 588 names

(in progress)

S

 

T

 

U

239 names

V

623 names

W

10 681 names

Y-Z

566 names

SEARCH BY UNITS

BRITISH UNITS

AUSTRALIAN UNITS

British Infantry Divisions

British Infantry units

Royal Artillery

Australian Infantry Divisions

Australian Infantry

Australian  Artillery

e192 names

Royal Engineers

 

Royal Army Medical Corps

 

Machine Gun Corps (Heavy)

33 names

Royal Navy

Australian Engineers

Australian Army Medical Corps

 

Army Service Corps

Cavalry

Royal Flying Corps

196 names

 

CANADIAN UNITS

INDIAN UNITS

 

 

 

British West Indies Regiment

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7 names

Canadian Infantry Divisions

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Canadian Infantry

Newfoundland Regiment

375 names

Canadian Artillery

Canadian Engineers

Canadian Army Medical Corps

 

NEW ZEALAND UNITS

SOUTH AFRICAN UNITS

1 316 names