BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

47th (LONDON) DIVISION

140th BRIGADE

1/6th London

203 names

1/7th London

235 names

1/8th London

1/15th London

282 names

140th Machine Gun Company

140th Trench Mortar Battery

141st BRIGADE

1/17th London

1/18th London

1/19th London

1/20th London

141st Machine Gun Company

141st Trench Mortar Battery

142nd BRIGADE

1/21st London

1/22nd London

1/23rd London

1/24th London

142nd Machine Gun Company

142nd Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

1/4th (Denbighshire) Royal Welsh Fusiliers

34 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

CCXXXV Brigade

(V London)

CCXXXVI  Brigade

(VI London)

CCXXXVII  Brigade

(VII London)

CCXXXVIII  Brigade

(VIII London)

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

X47

Y47

Z47

47th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

1/3rd London Field Company

1/4th London Field Company

2/3rd London Field Company

47th Divisional Signal Company

1 name

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

47th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

2 names

4th London Field Ambulance

No fatal casualty

5th London Field Ambulance

1 name

6th London Field Ambulance

1 name

2nd London Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

2nd London Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 47th (London) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

14th-20th September : High Wood. Capture of High Wood on the 15th September. Fighting for Starfish Line, Flers Trench, Drop Alley.

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28th September - 9th October : Eaucourt-l'Abbaye sector. Capture of Eaucourt-l'Abbaye (1st-3rd October). Attacks on The Butte de Warlencourt.