BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

18th (EASTERN) DIVISION

53rd BRIGADE

8th Norfolk

358 names

8th Suffolk

154 names

10th Essex

233 names

6th Royal Berkshire

255 names

53rd Machine Gun Company

 

53rd Trench Mortar Battery

5 names

54th BRIGADE

11th Royal Fusiliers

234 names

7th Bedforshire

276 names

6th Northamptonshire

250 names

12th Middlesex

54th Machine Gun Company

 

54th Trench Mortar Battery

3 names

55th BRIGADE

7th The Queen's

7th The Buffs

242 names

8th East Surrey

312 names

7th Royal West Kent

363 names

55th Machine Gun Company

 

55th Trench Mortar Battery

2 names

PIONEERS

8th Royal Sussex

76 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

60 names

LXXXII Brigade

9 names

LXXXIII  Brigade

18 names

LXXXIV Brigade

11 names

LXXXV Brigade

22 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

Medium

Heavy

X18

Y18

Z18

V18

18th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

79th Field Company

80th Field Company

92nd Field Company

18th Divisional Signal Company

3 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

18th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

28 names

54th Field Ambulance

9 names

55th Field Ambulance

5 names

56th Field Ambulance

14 names

35th Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

30th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 18th (Eastern) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-7th July : Attack and operations West and North-West of Montauban.

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13th-17th July : Trônes Wood operations. Capture of Trônes Wood on the 14th July.

19th July-21st July : Longueval/Delville Wood (only 53rd Brigade).

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23rd September-7th October : Thiepval operations. Capture of Thiepval on the 26th September. Fight for Schwaben Redoubt.

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17th October / November : Courcelette / Mouquet Farm sector sector. Attack of Desire Trench on the 18th November.