BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

8th DIVISION

23rd BRIGADE

1 006 names

2nd Devonshire

233 names

2nd West Yorkshire

224 names

2nd Scottish Rifles

117 names

2nd Middlesex

419 names

23rd Machine Gun Company

10 names

23rd Trench Mortar Battery

3 names

24th BRIGADE

225 names

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

4 names

24th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

25th BRIGADE

915 names

2nd Lincolnshire

320 names

2nd Royal Berkshire

264 names

1st Royal Irish Rifles

131 names

2nd Rifle Brigade

183 names

25th Machine Gun Company

16 names

25th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

70th BRIGADE

966 names

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

11th Sherwood Foresters

152 names

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

304 names

8th York and Lancaster

311 names

9th York and Lancaster

185 names

70th Machine Gun Company

13 names

70th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

PIONEERS

22nd Durham Light Infantry

57 names

ARTILLERY

70 names

Field Artillery

66 names

V Brigade (Royal Horse Artillery)

12 names

XXXIII Brigade

13 names

XLV Brigade

41 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

3 names

Medium

Heavy

U8 (disbanded on the 8th August 1916)

X8

No fatal casualties

Y8

1 name

Z8

1 name

V8

1 name

8th Divisional Ammunition Column

1 name

ROYAL ENGINEERS

25 names

2nd Field Company

11 names

15th Field Company

3 names

1/1st Home Counties Field Company

6 names

8th Divisional Signal Company

5 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

8th Divisional Train

41st H.T. Coy

84th H.T. Coy

85th H.T. Coy

87th H.T. Coy

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.