BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

56th (LONDON) DIVISION

167th BRIGADE

1/7th Middlesex

1/8th Middlesex

1/1st London

344 names

1/3rd London

247 names

167th Machine Gun Company

167th Trench Mortar Battery

168th BRIGADE

1/4th London

1/12th London

1/13th London

1/14th London

418 names

168th Machine Gun Company

168th Trench Mortar Battery

169th BRIGADE

1/2nd London

353 names

1/5th London

1/9th London

1/16th London

421 names

169th Machine Gun Company

169th Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

1/5th Cheshire

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

CCLXXX Brigade

CCLXXXI  Brigade

CCLXXXII   Brigade

CCLXXXIII   Brigade

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

X56

Y56

Z56

V56

56th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

1st Edinburgh Field Company

2/1st London Field Company

2/2nd London Field Company

56th Divisional Signal Company

2 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

56th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

8 names

2/1st London Field Ambulance

4 names

2/2nd London Field Ambulance

2 names

2/3rd London Field Ambulance

2 names

N56 Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

1st London Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 56th (London) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st July : Attack of Gommecourt salient.

July-August : Hebuterne sector.

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5th-27th September : Combles Operations. Capture of Combles with the French on the 26th September.

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1st-9th October : Lesboeufs sector. Fighting in front of Le Transloy.