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49th (WEST RIDING) DIVISION

146th BRIGADE

1/5th West Yorkshire

1/6th West Yorkshire

1/7th West Yorkshire

1/8th West Yorkshire

146th Machine Gun Company

146th Trench Mortar Battery

147th BRIGADE

1/4th Duke of Wellington's

272 names

1/5th Duke of Wellington's

241 names

1/6th Duke of Wellington's

99 names

1/7th Duke of Wellington's

153 names

147th Machine Gun Company

147th Trench Mortar Battery

148th BRIGADE

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

175 names

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

168 names

1/4th York and Lancaster

1/5th York and Lancaster

148th Machine Gun Company

148th Trench Mortar Battery

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

CCXLV Brigade

(I West Riding)

 

CCXLVI Brigade

(II West Riding)

 

CCXLVII Brigade

(III West Riding)

 

CCXLVIII  Brigade

(IV West Riding)

Broken up on the 18th October

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

57th Field Company

1/2nd West Riding Field Company

2/1st West Riding Field Company

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

3rd July-3rd September / 19th-30th September : Thiepval sector / Ancre valley.

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October / November : Foncquevillers sector.