BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

19th (WESTERN) DIVISION

56th BRIGADE

7th Royal Lancaster

150 names

7th East Lancashire

7th South Lancashire

223 names

7th Loyal North Lancashire

56th Machine Gun Company

56th Trench Mortar Battery

57th BRIGADE

10th Royal Warwickshire

8th Gloucestershire

10th Worcestershire

265 names

8th North Staffordshire

318 names

57th Machine Gun Company

57th Trench Mortar Battery

58th BRIGADE

9th Cheshire

9th Royal Welsh Fusiliers

117 names

9th Welsh

110 names

6th Wiltshire

150 names

58th Machine Gun Company

58th Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

5th South Wales Borderers

72 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

LXXXVI Brigade

LXXXVII  Brigade

LXXXVIII Brigade

LXXXIX Brigade

Broken up on the 8th September

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery (Howitzers from 12th November)

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

X19

Y19

Z19

V19

19th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

81st Field Company

82nd Field Company

94th Field Company

19th Divisional Signal Company

2 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

19th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

14 names

57th Field Ambulance

2 names

58th Field Ambulance

4 names

59th Field Ambulance

8 names

36th Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

31st Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 19th (Western) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-9th July : La Boisselle operations. Capture of La Boisselle on the 3rd-4th July.

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21st-31st July : Bazentin-le-Petit. Attacks of Intermediate Trench and Switch Line.

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22nd October - 30th November : Thiepval sector. Attack towards Grandcourt on the 13th November. Divisional front extended to the Ancre from the 14th November. Attack of Grandcourt on the 18th-19th November.