BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

16th (IRISH) DIVISION

47th BRIGADE

415 names

6th Royal Irish Regiment

145 names

6th Connaught Rangers

101 names

7th Leinster

74 names

8th Royal Munster Fusiliers

86 names

47th Machine Gun Company

9 names

47th Trench Mortar Battery

no fatal casualties

48th BRIGADE

465 names

7th Royal Irish Rifles

84 names

1st Royal Munster Fusiliers

117 names

8th Royal Dublin Fusiliers

126 names

9th Royal Dublin Fusiliers

125 names

48th Machine Gun Company

13 names

48th Trench Mortar Battery

no fatal casualties

49th BRIGADE

295 names

7th Royal Inniskilling Fus.

65 names

8th Royal Inniskilling Fus.

67 names

7th Royal Irish Fusiliers

100 names

8th Royal Irish Fusiliers

59 names

49th Machine Gun Company

3 names

49th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

PIONEERS

11th Hampshire

51 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

43 names

LXXVII Brigade

19 names

CLXXVII Brigade

10 names

CLXXX Brigade

14 names

A Battery

B Battery

C (Howitzers) Battery

 

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

 

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

X16               Y16             Z16

Heavy

V16

16th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

155th Field Company

156th Field Company

157th Field Company

16th Divisional Signal Company

1 name

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

16th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

4 names

111th Field Ambulance

2 names

112th Field Ambulance

1 name

113th Field Ambulance

1 name

81st Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

47th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATION OF THE 16th (Irish) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

Late August-10th September : Operations of Guillemont and Ginchy. 47th Brigade involved in the capture of Guillemont on the 3rd September under the 20th (Light) Division. Capture of Ginchy on the 9th September.