BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

51st (HIGHLAND) DIVISION

152nd BRIGADE

1/5th Seaforth Highlanders

141 names

1/6th Seaforth Highlanders

120 names

1/6th Gordon Highlanders

1/8th Argyll & Sutherland H.

130 names

152nd Machine Gun Company

152nd Trench Mortar Battery

153rd BRIGADE

1/6th Black Watch

205 names

1/7th Black Watch

122 names

1/5th Gordon Highlanders

1/7th Gordon Highlanders

153rd Machine Gun Company

153rd Trench Mortar Battery

154th BRIGADE

1/9th Royal Scots

1/4th Seaforth Highlanders

87 names

1/4th Gordon Highlanders

1/7th Argyll & Sutherland H.

81 names

154th Machine Gun Company

154th Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

1/8th Royal Scots

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

CCLV Brigade

(I Highland)

 

CCLVI Brigade

(II Highland)

 

CCLVIII Brigade

(III Highland)

Broken up on the 21st August

CCLX  Brigade

(IV Highland)

 

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 Broken up on the 23rd August). On the 18th November, 535th (H) Battery joined, becoming C (H).

D (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

X51

Y51

Z51

V51

Joined on the 18th October 1916

51st Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

1st Highland Field Company

2nd Highland Field Company

2/2nd Highland Field Company

51st Divisional Signal Company

5 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

51st Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

15 names

2/1st Highland Field Ambulance

2 names

2nd Highland Field Ambulance

10 names

3rd Highland Field Ambulance

3 names

51st Sanitary Section

 

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

1st Highland Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 51st (Highland) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

21st July - 6th August : High Wood.

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Early October - Mid October : Heburterne sector.

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Mid-October - 18th November : Auchonvillers sector. Attack and capture of Beaumont-Hamel on the 13th November.

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Late November : Courcelette sector.