BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

8th DIVISION

23rd BRIGADE

2nd Devonshire

231 names

2nd West Yorkshire

2nd Scottish Rifles

117 names

2nd Middlesex

23rd Machine Gun Company

 

23rd Trench Mortar Battery

3 names

24th BRIGADE

Transferred from the 23rd Division on the 15th July 1916

1st Worcestershire

53 names

2nd East Lancashire

85 names

1st Sherwood Foresters

37 names

2nd Northamptonshire

45 names

24th Machine Gun Company

 

24th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

25th BRIGADE

2nd Lincolnshire

320 names

2nd Royal Berkshire

263 names

1st Royal Irish Rifles

128 names

2nd Rifle Brigade

25th Machine Gun Company

 

25th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

70th BRIGADE

(transferred to the 23rd Division on the 16th July 1916)

11th Sherwood Foresters

151 names

8th K.O.Y.L.I.

303 names

8th York and Lancaster

9th York and Lancaster

70th Machine Gun Company

 

70th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

PIONEERS

22nd Durham Light Infantry

56 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

V Brigade (Royal Horse Artillery)

XXXIII Brigade

11 names

XLV Brigade

36 names

O Battery (R.H.A.)

Z Battery (R.H.A.)

D (Howitzers) Battery

 

32nd Battery

33rd Battery

36th Battery

55th (Howitzers) Battery

 

1st Battery

3rd Battery

5th Battery

57th (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

U8 (disbanded on the 8th August 1916)

X8

Y8

Z8

W8

8th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

2nd Field Company

15th Field Company

1/1st Home Counties Field Company

8th Divisional Signal Company

5 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

8th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

11 names

24th Field Ambulance

1 name

25th Field Ambulance

4 names

26th Field Ambulance

6 names

N14 Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

15th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 8th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-2nd July : Attack of Ovillers.

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21st October-18th November : East of Gueudecourt.