BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

21st DIVISION

62nd BRIGADE

656 names

12th Northumberland Fus.

190 names

13th Northumberland Fus.

131 names

1st Lincolnshire

183 names

10th Yorkshire

134 names

62nd Machine Gun Company

18 names

62nd Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

63rd BRIGADE

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

480 names

8th Lincolnshire

63 names

8th Somerset Light Infantry

145 names

4th Middlesex

196 names

10th York and Lancaster

70 names

63rd Machine Gun Company

4 names

63rd Trench Mortar Battery

2 names

64th BRIGADE

Brigade HQ (1 name)

1 397 names

1st  East Yorkshire

333 names

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

346 names

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

340 names

15th Durham Light Infantry

337 names

64th Machine Gun Company

39 names

64th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

110th BRIGADE

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

907 names

6th Leicestershire

201 names

7th Leicestershire

259 names

8th Leicestershire

233 names

9th Leicestershire

205 names

110th Machine Gun Company

9 names

110th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

PIONEERS

14th Northumberland Fusiliers

68 names

ARTILLERY

102 names

Field Artillery

91 names

XCIV Brigade

28 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

10 names

Medium

Heavy

X21

3 names

Y21

4 names

Z21

2 names

V21

1 name

21st Divisional Ammunition Column

1 name

ROYAL ENGINEERS

59 names

97th Field Company

24 names

98th Field Company

7 names

126th Field Company

25 names

21st Divisional Signal Company

3 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

21st Divisional Train

182nd H.T. Coy

183rd H.T. Coy

184th H.T. Coy

185th H.T. Coy

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

10 names

63rd Field Ambulance

2 names

64th Field Ambulance

7 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.