BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

6th DIVISION

16th BRIGADE

1st The Buffs

196 names

1st K.S.L.I.

109 names

2nd York and Lancaster

8th Bedfordshire

207 names

16th Machine Gun Company

16th Trench Mortar Battery

18th BRIGADE

1st West Yorkshire

174 names

11th Essex

207 names

2nd Durham Light Infantry

14th Durham Light Infantry

18th Machine Gun Company

18th Trench Mortar Battery

71st BRIGADE

1st Leicestershire

211 names

2nd Sherwood Foresters

231 names

9th Norfolk

300 names

9th Suffolk

230 names

71st Machine Gun Company

71st  Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

11th Leicestershire

24 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

II Brigade

XXIV Brigade

XXXVIII Brigade

21st Battery

42nd Battery

53rd Battery

87th (Howitzers) Battery

 

110th Battery

111th Battery

112th Battery

43rd (Howitzers) Battery

 

24th Battery

72nd Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

X6

Y6

Z6

W6

6th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

12th Field Company

2/2nd West Riding Field Company

1st London Field Company

6th Divisional Signal Company

5 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

6th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

8 names

16th Field Ambulance

3 names

17th Field Ambulance

4 names

18th Field Ambulance

1 name

N8 Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

6th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 6th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

August : In front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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11th-28th September : Ginchy/Lesboeufs sector. Attack and taking of The Quadrilateral (15th-18th September). Capture of Lesboeufs on the 25th September.

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9th-20th October : Lesboeufs/Gueudecourt sector. Operations in front of Le Transloy.