BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

7th INFANTRY DIVISION

20th BRIGADE

2nd Border

2nd Gordon Highlanders

274 names

8th Devonshire

183 names

9th Devonshire

338 names

20th Machine Gun Company

20th Trench Mortar Battery

22nd BRIGADE

2nd Royal Warwickshire

2nd Royal Irish Regiment

234 names

1st Royal Welsh Fusiliers

226 names

20th Manchester

275 names

 

Left in October and replaced by

2/1st H.A.C.

11 names

 

22nd Machine Gun Company

22nd Trench Mortar Battery

91st BRIGADE

2nd The Queen's

1st South Staffordshire

238 names

21st Manchester

190 names

22nd Manchester

285 names

91st Machine Gun Company

91st  Trench Mortar Battery

PIONEERS

24th Manchester (Oldham)

41 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

XIV Brigade (Royal Horse Artillery)

XXII Brigade

XXXV Brigade

F Battery (R.H.A.)

T Battery (R.H.A.)

D (Howitzers) Battery

 

104th Battery

105th Battery

106th Battery

35th (Howitzers) Battery

 

12th Battery

25th Battery

58th Battery

31st (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

X7

Y7

Z7

V7

7th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

54th Field Company

95th Field Company

3rd Durham Field Company

7th Divisional Signal Company

5 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

7th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

8 names

21st Field Ambulance

6 names

22nd Field Ambulance

No fatal casualties

23rd Field Ambulance

2 names

N10 Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

12th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 7th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-5th July : Mametz operations. Capture of Mametz on the 1st July. Attacks towards Mametz Wood.

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13th-20th July : Bazentin / High Wood operations. Capture of Bazentin-le-Grand and Bazentin-le-Petit on the 14th July. Attacks on High Wood and Switch Line.

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26th August - 7th September : Delville Wood / Waterlot Farm. Attacks on Ginchy, in Delville Wood and of Brewery Trenches.

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Late November : Beaumont-Hamel / Beaucourt sector.