BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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British divisions

17th (NORTHERN) DIVISION

50th BRIGADE

10th West Yorkshire

7th East Yorkshire

225 names

7th Yorkshire

6th Dorsetshire

91 names

50th Machine Gun Company

50th Trench Mortar Battery

51st BRIGADE

7th Linconshire

164 names

7th Border

8th South Staffordshire

155 names

10th Sherwood Foresters

199 names

51st Machine Gun Company

51st Trench Mortar Battery

52nd BRIGADE

9th Northumberland Fusiliers

152 names

10th Lancashire Fusiliers

221 names

9th Duke of Wellington's

143 names

12th Manchester

267 names

52nd Machine Gun Company

52nd Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

7th York and Lancaster

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

94 names

LXXVIII Brigade

26 names

LXXIX Brigade

23 names

LXXX Brigade

31 names

LXXXI Brigade

14 names

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

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

(Formed on the 22nd August 1916)

Medium

X17             Y17             Z17

Heavy

V17

17th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

77th Field Company

78th Field Company

93rd Field Company

17th Divisional Signal Company

3 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

17th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

8 names

51st Field Ambulance

2 names

52nd Field Ambulance

5 names

53rd Field Ambulance

1 name

34th Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

29th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 17th (Northern) DIVISION

1st-11th July : Capture of Fricourt on the 2nd July. Operations towards Contalmaison and Mametz Wood.

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1st-12th August : Longueval / Delville Wood.

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Mid August-Mid September : Tours in front line in Hebuterne / Foncquevillers sector.

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30th October-12th November : Lesboeufs / Le Transloy sector. Fighting for Zenith Trench.