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

14th October

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

4th October

Yorkshire Regiment completed (10 battalions / 1 449 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).

15th September

8th Yorkshire (192 names) and 9th Yorkshire (204 names). 2nd Canadian Infantry (189 names).

SANBY - SATTLER names page (302 names).

1st September

7th Yorkshire (195 names).

53rd Machine Gun Company (19 names), 54th Machine Gun Company (13 names), 55th Machine Gun Company (14 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

105 801  names

(in progress)

A

4 067 names

B

14 111 names

C

11 149 names

D

6 234 names

E

2 686 names

F

4 765 names

G

6 394 names

H

6 013 names

(in progress)

I

619 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

6 732 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