BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

2nd DIVISION

5th BRIGADE

2nd O.B.L.I.

226 names

2nd H.L.I.

118 names

17th Royal Fusiliers

24th Royal Fusiliers

5th Machine Gun Company

 

5th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

6th BRIGADE

1st Liverpool

216 names

2nd South Staffordshire

186 names

13th Essex

239 names

17th Middlesex

6th Machine Gun Company

 

6th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

99th BRIGADE

1st Royal Berkshire

183 names

1st K.R.R.C.

206 names

22nd Royal Fusiliers

23rd Royal Fusiliers

99th Machine Gun Company

 

99th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

PIONEERS

10th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry

58 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

XXXIV Brigade

XXXVI Brigade

XLI Brigade

50th Battery

70th Battery

56th (Howitzers) Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery (from 16th November)

 

15th Battery

48th Battery

71st Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

 

9th Battery

16th Battery

17th Battery

47th (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

X2

Y2

Z2

V2

2nd Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

5th Field Company

226th Field Company

1/1st East Anglian Field Company

2nd Divisional Signal Coy

1 name

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

2nd Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

16 names

5th Field Ambulance

8 names

6th Field Ambulance

4 names

100th Field Ambulance

4 names

11th Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

3rd Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 2nd DIVISION - SOMME 1916

25th-27th July : Delville Wood/Waterlot Farm. Capture and consolidation of a great part of Delville Wood. Attack towards Guillemont from Waterlot Farm.

8th-10th August : South of Longueval. Attacks on Guillemont.

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19th August - 19th September : Hebuterne sector.

1st-8th October : Hebuterne /Serre sector.

17th-22nd October : Serre sector.

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11th-16th November : Redan Ridge operations.