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 May 2022

Heavy batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillery (199 names).

SHAW - SHAYLOR names page (251 names).

22nd April 2022

Siege batteries of the Royal Garrison Artillery (485 names).

15th April 2022

1st Auckland, N.Z.E.F. (172 names).

2nd April 2022

SHACKELL - SHAVER names page (375 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

119 242  names

(in progress)

A

4 069 names

B

14 103 names

C

11 138 names

D

6 236 names

E

2 687 names

F

4 768 names

G

6 391 names

H

11 820 names

I

617 names

J

3 777 names

K

3 028 names

L

5 469 names

M

12 591 names

N

2 233 names

O

1 632 names

P

6 783 names

Q

190 names

R

6 732 names

S

2 859 names

(in progress)

T

 

U

238 names

V

622 names

W

10 696 names

Y-Z

563 names

 

SEARCH BY UNITS

BRITISH UNITS

British Infantry Divisions

British Infantry units

Royal Artillery

3 830 names

Royal Engineers

1 378 names

Royal Army Medical Corps

605 names

Army Service Corps

123 names

Machine Gun Corps (Motor)

12 names

Machine Gun Corps (Heavy)

34 names

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

21 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

211 names

Canadian Infantry

 

Canadian Engineers

 

Canadian Army Medical Corps

 

Newfoundland Regiment

376 names

 

 

INDIAN UNITS

 

NEW ZEALAND UNITS

 

SOUTH AFRICAN UNITS

1 318 names

 

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