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

26th March 2017

5th Canadian Infantry (Western Cavalry) (177 names).

14th March 2017

Lancashire Fusiliers completed (12 battalions / 2 239 names) with 1st Lancashire Fusiliers (208 names), 2nd Lancashire Fusiliers (370 names), 2/5th Lancashire Fusiliers (195 names), 9th Lancashire Fusiliers (191 names), 10th Lancashire Fusiliers (221 names), 11th Lancashire Fusiliers (216 names), 15th Lancashire Fusiliers (310 names), 16th Lancashire Fusiliers (156 names), 17th Lancashire Fusiliers (97 names), 18th Lancashire Fusiliers (108 names), 19th Lancashire Fusiliers (84 names), 20th Lancashire Fusiliers (83 names).

22nd February 2017

Artillery Brigades of the 24th Division (64 names) : CVI Brigade (13 names), CVII Brigade (12 names), CVIII Brigade (7 names), CIX Brigade (32 names).

19th February 2017

Northumberland Fusiliers completed (24 battalions / 4 094 names) with 1/4th Northumberland Fusiliers (308 names), 1/5th Northumberland Fusiliers (236 names), 1/6th Northumberland Fusiliers (177 names) and 1/7th Northumberland Fusiliers (245 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

94 685  names

A

4 070 names

B

14 126 names

C

11 158 names

D

6 236 names

E

2 686 names

F

4 761 names

G

6 396 names

H

 

I

619 names

J

3 816 names

K

3 026 names

L

5 464 names

M

12 581 names

N

2 228 names

O

1 628 names

P

 

Q

190 names

R

3 590 names

(in progress)

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U

239 names

V

623 names

W

10 682 names

Y-Z

566 names

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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