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

19th June 2021

Gordon Highlanders completed (8 battalions / 1 361 names) with 1/4th Gordon Highlanders (140 names), 1/5th Gordon Highlanders (213 names), 1/6th Gordon Highlanders (86 names), 1/7th Gordon Highlanders (196 names), 8th/10th Gordon Highlanders (77 names) and 9th Gordon Highlanders (44 names).

PERCIVAL- PETCHEY names page (290 names).

24th May 2021

West Yorkshire Regiment completed (16 battalions / 2 931 names) with The 1/7th West Yorkshire (Leeds Rifles) (141 names) and The 1/8th West Yorkshire (Leeds Rifles) (206 names).

PECK- PEPWORTH names page (450 names).

11th May 2021

Map of the attack of Guillemont by the 2nd Division and the 55th (West Lancashire) Division - 8th August 1916.

30th April 2021

15th West Yorkshire (261 names), 16th West Yorkshire (204 names), 17th West Yorkshire (97 names) and 18th West Yorkshire (162 names).

PEARCE - PEBODY names page (387 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

113 790  names

(in progress)

A

4 068 names

B

14 108 names

C

11 144 names

D

6 234 names

E

2 687 names

F

4 766 names

G

6 394 names

H

11 818 names

I

618 names

J

3 776 names

K

3 027 names

L

5 466 names

M

12 587 names

N

2 233 names

O

1 632 names

P

3 235 names

(in progress)

Q

190 names

R

6 730 names

S

961 names

(in progress)

T

 

U

239 names

V

622 names

W

10 693 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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