BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

12th (EASTERN) DIVISION

35th BRIGADE

984 names

7th Norfolk

191 names

7th Suffolk

365 names

9th Essex

238 names

5th Royal Berkshire

184 names

35th Machine Gun Company

6 names

35th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

36th BRIGADE

1 361 names

8th Royal Fusiliers

484 names

9th Royal Fusiliers

497 names

7th Royal Sussex

235 names

11th Middlesex

127 names

36th Machine Gun Company

17 names

36th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

37th BRIGADE

870 names

6th The Queen's

147 names

6th The Buffs

292 names

7th East Surrey

137 names

6th Royal West Kent

291 names

37th Machine Gun Company

3 names

37th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

PIONEERS

5th Northamptonshire

53 names

ARTILLERY

48 names

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

8 names

Medium

 

Heavy

(formed on the 31st July 1916)

X12

7 names

Y12

No fatal casualties

Z12

1 name

V12

No fatal casualties

12th Divisional Ammunition Column

No fatal casualties

ROYAL ENGINEERS

28 names

69th Field Company

8 names

70th Field Company

2 names

87th Field Company

14 names

12th Divisional Signal Company

4 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

12th Divisional Train

116th H.T. Coy

117th H.T. Coy

118th H.T. Coy

119th H.T. Coy

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.