BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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British Divisions

51st (HIGHLAND) DIVISION

Headquaters : 1 name

152nd BRIGADE

500 names

1/5th Seaforth Highlanders

142 names

1/6th Seaforth Highlanders

120 names

1/6th Gordon Highlanders

86 names

1/8th Argyll & Sutherland H.

130 names

152nd Machine Gun Company

20 names

152nd Trench Mortar Battery

2 names

153rd BRIGADE

960 names

1/6th Black Watch

207 names

1/7th Black Watch

123 names

1/5th Gordon Highlanders

213 names

1/7th Gordon Highlanders

196 names

153rd Machine Gun Company

14 names

153rd Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

154th BRIGADE

400 names

1/9th Royal Scots

90 names

1/4th Seaforth Highlanders

87 names

1/4th Gordon Highlanders

140 names

1/7th Argyll & Sutherland H.

81 names

154th Machine Gun Company

2 names

154th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

PIONEERS

1/8th Royal Scots

54 names

ARTILLERY

39 names

Field Artillery

30 names

CCLV Brigade

(I Highland)

 

2 names

CCLVI Brigade

(II Highland)

 

5 names

CCLVIII Brigade

(III Highland)

Broken up on the 21st August

8 names

CCLX  Brigade

(Lowland)

 

16 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

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

8 names

Medium

Heavy

X51

3 names

Y51

3 names

Z51

2 names

V51   Joined on the 18th October 1916

No fatal casualties

51st Divisional Ammunition Column

1 name

ROYAL ENGINEERS

20 names

1/1st Highland Field Company

10 names

1/2nd Highland Field Company

3 names

2/2nd Highland Field Company

2 names

51st Divisional Signal Company

5 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

51st Divisional Train

471st H.T. Coy

472nd H.T. Coy

473rd H.T. Coy

474th H.T. Coy

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 : Hebuterne 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.