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

5th November

11th West Yorkshire (164 names), 12th West Yorkshire (238 names) and 4th Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario) (184 names).

29th October

6th Dragoon Guards (Carabiniers) (4 names), 10th Royal Warwickshire (239 names) and 9th West Yorkshire (198 names).

HIATT - HIGTON names page (333 names).

14th October

10th West Yorkshire (400 names) and 3rd Canadian Infantry (Toronto Regiment) (187 names).

4th October

Yorkshire Regiment completed (10 battalions / 1 450 names) with 1/4th Yorkshire (131 names) and 1/5th Yorkshire (160 names).

Some Brigades of the Royal Field Artillery : XIV Brigade (23 names), XV Brigade (23 names), XXVII Brigade (23 names), XXVIII Brigade (11 names), XXIX Brigade (17 names), XXXII Brigade (15 names).

SAUER - SAYWOOD names page (344 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

106 137  names

(in progress)

A

4 067 names

B

14 113 names

C

11 148 names

D

6 234 names

E

2 687 names

F

4 765 names

G

6 394 names

H

6 346 names

(in progress)

I

618 names

J

3 776 names

K

3 029 names

L

5 466 names

M

12 585 names

N

2 232 names

O

1 630 names

P

1 048 names

(in progress)

Q

190 names

R

6 734 names

S

961 names

(in progress)

T

 

U

239 names

V

622 names

W

10 689 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

199 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