BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

Home

Light Trench Mortar Batteries

 

54th TRENCH MORTAR BATTERY

 

18th (Eastern) Division

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 18th (Eastern) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st-7th July : Attack and operations West and North-West of Montauban.

*******

13th-17th July : Trônes Wood operations. Capture of Trônes Wood on the 14th July.

19th July-21st July : Longueval/Delville Wood (only 53rd Brigade).

*******

23rd September-7th October : Thiepval operations. Capture of Thiepval on the 26th September. Fight for Schwaben Redoubt.

*******

17th October / November : Courcelette / Mouquet Farm sector sector. Attack of Desire Trench on the 18th November.

 

3 names

1297     Corporal

William Ernest

BRADY

Detached from The 12th Middlesex

Killed in action on the 28th June 1916

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

3/8156    Sergeant

Albert Edward

HAYNES

Detached from The 7th Bedfordshire

Killed in action on the 28th June 1916 - Age 29

Rest in peace in Carnoy Military Cemetery

7897    Lance Sergeant

Henry Edwin Julian

LANG

Detached from The 11th Royal Fusiliers

Killed in action on the 26th September 1916 - Age 32

Commemorated on Thiepval Memorial