BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

21st DIVISION

62nd BRIGADE

12th Northumberland Fus.

189 names

13th Northumberland Fus.

131 names

1st Lincolnshire

182 names

10th Yorkshire

62nd Machine Gun Company

62nd Trench Mortar Battery

63rd BRIGADE

(transferred to 37th Division on the 7th July 1916)

8th Lincolnshire

63 names

8th Somerset Light Infantry

144 names

4th Middlesex

10th York and Lancaster

63rd Machine Gun Company

63rd Trench Mortar Battery

64th BRIGADE

1st  East Yorkshire

329 names

9th K.O.Y.L.I.

344 names

10th K.O.Y.L.I.

339 names

15th Durham Light Infantry

64th Machine Gun Company

64th Trench Mortar Battery

110th BRIGADE

(transferred from 37th Division on the 7th July 1916)

6th Leicestershire

201 names

7th Leicestershire

258 names

8th Leicestershire

233 names

9th Leicestershire

204 names

110th Machine Gun Company

9 names

110th Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

14th Northumberland Fusiliers

68 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

90 names

XCIV Brigade

27 names

XCV  Brigade

28 names

XCVI Brigade

30 names

XCVII Brigade

Broken up on the 28th August

5 names

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

A Battery (Howitzers from 22nd October)

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

X21

Y21

Z21

V21

21st Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

97th Field Company

98th Field Company

126th Field Company

21st Divisional Signal Company

3 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

21st Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

9 names

63rd Field Ambulance

2 names

64th Field Ambulance

6 names

65th Field Ambulance

1 name

38th Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

33rd Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 21st DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-3rd July : Attack North of Fricourt.

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12th-17th July : Mametz Wood. Attack and capture of Bazentin-le-Petit Wood and Bazentin-le-Petit village on the 14th July.

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17th-30th September : East of Flers. Fighting for Gird Trenches. Capture of Gueudecourt on the 25th-26th September.