BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

18th (EASTERN) DIVISION

53rd BRIGADE (H.Q.  2 names)

1 029 names

8th Norfolk

358 names

8th Suffolk

154 names

10th Essex

234 names

6th Royal Berkshire

256 names

53rd Machine Gun Company

20 names

53rd Trench Mortar Battery

5 names

54th BRIGADE

1 067 names

11th Royal Fusiliers

234 names

7th Bedforshire

276 names

6th Northamptonshire

251 names

12th Middlesex

290 names

54th Machine Gun Company

13 names

54th Trench Mortar Battery

3 names

55th BRIGADE

1 465  names

7th The Queen's

528 names

7th The Buffs

242 names

8th East Surrey

315 names

7th Royal West Kent

364 names

55th Machine Gun Company

14 names

55th Trench Mortar Battery

2 names

PIONEERS

8th Royal Sussex

77 names

ARTILLERY

72 names

Field Artillery

63 names

LXXXII Brigade

10 names

LXXXIII  Brigade

20 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

5 names

Medium

Heavy

X18

1 name

Y18

2 names

Z18

1 name

V18

1 name

18th Divisional Ammunition Column

4 names

ROYAL ENGINEERS

29 names

32 names

79th Field Company

7 names

80th Field Company

10 names

92nd Field Company

11 names

18th Divisional Signal Company

4 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

18th Divisional Train

150th H.T. Coy

151st H.T. Coy

152nd H.T. Coy

153rd H.T. Coy

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. Attack of Desire Trench on the 18th November.