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

30th January 2021

Some Machine Gun Companies : 16th Machine Gun Company (15 names), 17th Machine Gun Company (12 names), 18th Machine Gun Company (17 names), 22nd Machine Gun Company (26 names), 23rd Machine Gun Company (10 names), 24th Machine Gun Company (7 names, 25th Machine Gun Company (16 names), 26th Machine Gun Company (25 names), 27th Machine Gun Company (11 names), 28th Machine Gun Company (23 names), 70th Machine Gun Company (22 names), 71st Machine Gun Company (13 names), 72nd Machine Gun Company (12 names) and 73rd Machine Gun Company (15 names).

Map of the attack of Fricourt by the 21st Division and the 50th Brigade - 1st July 1916.

21st January 2021

The King's (Liverpool Regiment) (15 battalions / 3 298 names) completed with 17th Liverpool (346 names), 19th Liverpool (268 names) and 20th Liverpool (289 names).

PATON - PAXTON names page (298 names).

7th January 2021

PARR - PATMORE names page (502 names).

14th December 2020

King's Own Scottish Borderers (4 battalions / 902 names) completed with 6th K.O.S.B. (164 names) and 7th/8th K.O.S.B. (198 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

112 403  names

(in progress)

A

4 068 names

B

14 107 names

C

11 146 names

D

6 233 names

E

2 687 names

F

4 766 names

G

6 394 names

H

11 817 names

I

618 names

J

3 776 names

K

3 029 names

L

5 466 names

M

12 587 names

N

2 233 names

O

1 631 names

P

1 848 names

(in progress)

Q

190 names

R

6 731 names

S

961 names

(in progress)

T

 

U

239 names

V

622 names

W

10 691 names

Y-Z

563 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

202 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

 

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