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

20th November 2017

12th Durham Light Infantry (194 names) and RUANE - RUSS names page (252 names).

12th November 2017

British Light Trench Mortar Batteries : 138 batteries / 163 names.

7th November 2017

23rd Australian Infantry (Victoria) (219 names).

1st November 2017

Artillery Brigades of the 39th Division (11 names) : CLXXIX Brigade (5 names), CLXXXIV Brigade (4 names), CLXXXVI  Brigade (2 names).

Artillery Brigades of the 40th Division : CLXXXVIII Brigade (1 name).

Artillery Brigades of the 41st Division (68 names) : CLXXXIII Brigade (16 names), CLXXXVII Brigade (11 names), CLXXXIX Brigade (8 names), CXC Brigade (33 names).

PREVIOUS UPDATES

ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

98 580  names

A

4 071 names

B

14 121 names

C

11 156 names

D

6 237 names

E

2 685 names

F

4 762 names

G

6 395 names

H

1 199 names

(in progress)

I

618 names

J

3 816 names

K

3 029 names

L

5 468 names

M

12 584 names

N

2 230 names

O

1 628 names

P

 

Q

190 names

R

6 285 names

(in progress)

S

 

T

 

U

239 names

V

622 names

W

10 681 names

Y-Z

565 names

SEARCH BY UNITS

BRITISH UNITS

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

197 names

 

CANADIAN UNITS

INDIAN UNITS

 

 

 

British West Indies Regiment

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8 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