BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

55th (WEST LANCASHIRE) DIVISION

164th BRIGADE

1/4th Royal Lancaster

201 names

1/8th Liverpool

292 names

2/5th Lancashire Fusiliers

195 names

1/4th Loyal North Lancashire

164th Machine Gun Company

164th Trench Mortar Battery

165th BRIGADE

1/5th Liverpool

1/6th Liverpool

1/7th Liverpool

1/9th Liverpool

165th Machine Gun Company

165th Trench Mortar Battery

166th BRIGADE

1/5th Royal Lancaster

80 names

1/10th Liverpool

160 names

1/5th South Lancashire

137 names

1/5th Loyal North Lancashire

166th Machine Gun Company

166th Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

1/4th South Lancashire

62 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

CCLXXV Brigade

(I West Lancs)

CCLXXVI  Brigade

(II West Lancs)

CCLXXVII  Brigade

(III West Lancs)

CCLXXVIII  Brigade

(IV West Lancs)

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.