BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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British Divisions

55th (WEST LANCASHIRE) DIVISION

164th BRIGADE

877 names

1/4th Royal Lancaster

201 names

1/8th Liverpool

297 names

2/5th Lancashire Fusiliers

195 names

1/4th Loyal North Lancashire

161 names

164th Machine Gun Company

22 names

164th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

165th BRIGADE

675 names

Brigade H.Q.    1 name

1/5th Liverpool

190 names

1/6th Liverpool

131 names

1/7th Liverpool

170 names

1/9th Liverpool

166 names

165th Machine Gun Company

16 names

165th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

166th BRIGADE

479 names

1/5th Royal Lancaster

80 names

1/10th Liverpool

160 names

1/5th South Lancashire

137 names

1/5th Loyal North Lancashire

97 names

166th Machine Gun Company

5 names

166th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

PIONEERS

1/4th South Lancashire

63 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

57 names

CCLXXV Brigade

(I West Lancs)

16 names

CCLXXVI  Brigade

(II West Lancs)

13 names

CCLXXVII  Brigade

(III West Lancs)

14 names

CCLXXVIII  Brigade

(IV West Lancs)

14 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

X55

Y55

Z55

V55

55th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

1st West Lancashire Field Company

2/1st West Lancashire Field Company

2/2nd West Lancashire Field Company

55th Divisional Signal Company

1 name

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

55th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

18 names

3rd West Lancashire Field Ambulance

10 names

2/1st West Lancashire Field Ambulance

4 names

2/1st Wessex Field Ambulance

4 names

N55 Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

1st West Lancashire Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 55th (West Lancashire) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

30th July - 15th August : Attacks on Guillemont.

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4th-12th September : Delville Wood/Longueval. Fight for the Brewery Trenches.

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18th-28th September : Flers sector. Attacks of Gird Lines to the West of Gueudecourt.