BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

12th (EASTERN) DIVISION

35th BRIGADE

7th Norfolk

191 names

7th Suffolk

362 names

9th Essex

238 names

5th Royal Berkshire

182 names

35th Machine Gun Company

 

35th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

36th BRIGADE

8th Royal Fusiliers

9th Royal Fusiliers

7th Royal Sussex

235 names

11th Middlesex

36th Machine Gun Company

 

36th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

37th BRIGADE

6th The Queen's

6th The Buffs

292 names

7th East Surrey

137 names

6th Royal West Kent

290 names

37th Machine Gun Company

37th Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

5th Northamptonshire

53 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

40 names

LXII Brigade

27 names

 

LXIII Brigade

6 names

 

LXIV Brigade

3 names

 

LXV Brigade

4 names

Broken up on the 30th August 1916

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery (joined Brigade on the 11th October 1916)

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

(formed on the 1st July 1916)

Heavy

(formed on the 31st July 1916)

X12

Y12

Z12

V12

12th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

69th Field Company

70th Field Company

87th Field Company

12th Divisional Signal Company

3 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

12th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

14 names

36th Field Ambulance

7 names

37th Field Ambulance

5 names

38th Field Ambulance

2 names

23rd Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

23rd Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 12th (Eastern) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

2nd-8th July : Attacks of Ovillers.

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20th-24th July :  In front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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27th July-13th August :  Operations between Ovillers and Pozieres. Fighting for Western Trench, Ration Trench, Skyline Trench.

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1st-19th October : Gueudecourt. Fighting for Rainbow Trench, Bayonet Trench, Grease Trench.