BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

29th DIVISION

86th BRIGADE

2nd Royal Fusiliers

246 names

1st Lancashire Fusiliers

208 names

16th Middlesex

224 names

1st Royal Dublin Fusiliers

112 names

86th Machine Gun Company

86th Trench Mortar Battery

87th BRIGADE

2nd South Wales Borderers

225 names

1st K.O.S.B.

210 names

1st Royal Inniskilling Fus.

295 names

1st Border

87th Machine Gun Company

87th Trench Mortar Battery

88th BRIGADE

4th Worcestershire

124  names

2nd Hampshire

181 names

1st Essex

217 names

Newfoundland Regiment

375 names

3rd Machine Gun Company

3rd Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

1/2nd Monmouthshire

72 names

19th Northumberland Fusiliers

Detached from the 35th Division (5th-9th July)

4 names

ARTILLERY

XV Brigade

(Royal Horse Artillery)

XVII Brigade

 

CXXXII Brigade

Broken up on the 12th September

CXLVII Brigade

 

B Battery

L Battery

Y Battery

 

13th Battery

26th Battery

92nd Battery

460th (Howitzers) Battery

 

369th Battery

370th Battery

371st Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

10th Battery

97th Battery

368th Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

X29               Y29             Z29

Heavy

V29

29th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

2nd London Field Company

1st West Riding Field Company

1/3rd Kent Field Company

29th Divisional Signal Company

2 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

29thDivisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

5 names

87th Field Ambulance

1 name

88th Field Ambulance

1 name

89th Field Ambulance

3 names

16 Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

18th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 29th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

July : Auchonvillers sector. Attack of Beaumont-Hamel and Y Ravine on the 1st July.

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12th-30th October : Gueudecourt sector. 88th Brigade detached to 12th (Eastern) Division. Fighting for Hilt Trench, Bayonet Trench and Grease Trench.

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18th November-12th December : Lesboeufs-Le Transloy sector.