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

16th June 2017

ROO - ROSKILLY names page (439 names).

9th June 2017

21st West Yorkshire (20 names), 22nd West Yorkshire (7 names) and 24th Manchester (41 names).

ROGER - RONSON names page (325 names).

30th May 2017

Artillery Brigades of the 48th (South Midland) Division (35 names) : CCXL Brigade (8 names), CCXLI Brigade (6 names), CCXLII Brigade (7 names), CCXLIII Brigade (14 names).

2nd Gordon Highlanders (274 names).

27th May 2017

Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry completed (7 battalions / 907 names) with 2nd O.B.L.I. (226 names), 1/4th O.B.L.I. (201 names), 2/4th O.B.L.I. (2 names), 1/1st Bucks Battalion (168 names), 2/1st Bucks Battalion (11 names), 5th O.B.L.I. (109 names) and 6th O.B.L.I. (190 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

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A

4 070 names

B

14 125 names

C

11 155 names

D

6 238 names

E

2 686 names

F

4 760 names

G

6 396 names

H

 

I

618 names

J

3 816 names

K

3 027 names

L

5 464 names

M

12 580 names

N

2 228 names

O

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Q

190 names

R

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(in progress)

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U

239 names

V

623 names

W

10 683 names

Y-Z

566 names

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Royal Artillery

Australian Infantry Divisions

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Royal Engineers

 

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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

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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

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NEW ZEALAND UNITS

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