BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

39th DIVISION

116th BRIGADE

11th Royal Sussex

246 names

12th Royal Sussex

136 names

13th Royal Sussex

120 names

14th Hampshire

256 names

116th Machine Gun Company

116th Trench Mortar Battery

117th BRIGADE

16th Sherwood Foresters

141 names

17th Sherwood Foresters

254 names

17th K.R.R.C.

229 names

16th Rifle Brigade

285 names

117th Machine Gun Company

117th Trench Mortar Battery

118th BRIGADE

1/6th Cheshire

4th/5th Black Watch

245 names

1st/1st Cambridgeshire

132 names

1st/1st Hertfordshire

75 names

118th Machine Gun Company

118th Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

13th Gloucestershire

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

CLXXIV Brigade

CLXXIX Brigade

CLXXXIV Brigade

CLXXXVI  Brigade

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

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

D (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

X39

Y39

Z39

V39

39th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

225th Field Company

227th Field Company

234th Field Company

39th Divisional Signal Company

1 name

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

39th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

18 names

132nd Field Ambulance

5 names

133rd Field Ambulance

7 names

134th Field Ambulance

6 names

82nd Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

50th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 39th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

2nd September-Mid October  : North of the Ancre front line. Attack on the 3rd September near the Ancre River.

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October/November : Thiepval sector. Capture of Schwaben Redoubt on the 14th October and taking of Stuff trench on the 21st October.

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Late October/ November : Ancre Valley. Capture of St Pierre-Divion on the 13th November.