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49th (WEST RIDING) DIVISION

146th BRIGADE

1/5th West Yorkshire

193 names

1/6th West Yorkshire

229 names

1/7th West Yorkshire

1/8th West Yorkshire

146th Machine Gun Company

7 names

146th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

147th BRIGADE

783 names

1/4th Duke of Wellington's

272 names

1/5th Duke of Wellington's

243 names

1/6th Duke of Wellington's

99 names

1/7th Duke of Wellington's

153 names

147th Machine Gun Company

15 names

147th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

148th BRIGADE

670 names

1/4th K.O.Y.L.I.

176 names

1/5th K.O.Y.L.I.

167 names

1/4th York and Lancaster

152 names

1/5th York and Lancaster

166 names

148th Machine Gun Company

5 names

148th Trench Mortar Battery

4 names

PIONEERS

1/3rd Monmouthshire

15 names

Disbanded on the 5 August 1916

19th Lancashire Fusiliers

10 names

Joined on the 7th August 1916 from the 32nd Division

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

52 names

CCXLV Brigade

(I West Riding)

7 names

CCXLVI Brigade

(II West Riding)

33 names

CCXLVII Brigade

(III West Riding)

7 names

CCXLVIII Brigade

(IV West Riding)

Broken up on the 18th October

5 names

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

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

X49

Y49

Z49

V49

49th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

35 names

57th Field Company

8 names

1/2nd West Riding Field Company

9 names

2/1st West Riding Field Company

17 names

49th Divisional Signal Company

1 name

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

49th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

8 names

1st West Riding Field Ambulance

3 names

2nd West Riding Field Ambulance

2 names

3rd West Riding Field Ambulance

3 names

49th Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

1st West Riding Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 49th (West Riding) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

July-September : Thiepval sector / Ancre valley.

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October / November : Foncquevillers sector.