BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

5th DIVISION

13th BRIGADE

2nd K.O.S.B.

324 names

1st Royal West Kent

251 names

14th Royal Warwickshire

15th Royal Warwickshire

13th Machine Gun Company

 

13th Trench Mortar Battery

2 names

15th BRIGADE

1st Norfolk

283 names

1st Bedfordshire

254 names

1st Cheshire

217 names

16th Royal Warwickshire

15th Machine Gun Company

 

15th Trench Mortar Battery

2 names

95th BRIGADE

1st Devonshire

184 names

1st East Surrey

270 names

1st Duke of Cornwall's L.I.

294 names

12th Gloucestershire

95th Machine Gun Company

 

95th Trench Mortar Battery

2 names

PIONEERS

6th Argyll and Stutherland Highlanders

42 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

XV Brigade

XXVII Brigade

XXVIII Brigade

52nd Battery

80th Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

 

119th Battery

120th Battery

121st Battery

37th (Howitzers) Battery

 

122nd Battery

123rd Battery

124th Battery

65th (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

X5

Y5

Z5

V5

(formed on the 18th October 1916)

5th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

59th Field Company

2nd Home Counties Field Company

2nd Durham Field Company

5th Divisional Signal Company

3 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

5th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

17 names

13th Field Ambulance

6 names

14th Field Ambulance

7 names

15th Field Ambulance

4 names

N6 Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

5th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 5th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

19th July - 2nd August : Longueval / Delville Wood.

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26th August - 6th September : South of Guillemont. Taking of Wedge Wood (3rd September) and Falfemont Farm (5th September).

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18th-26th September : East of Ginchy. Capture of Morval on the 25th September.