BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

THE PURPOSE OF THIS ROLL OF HONOUR IS TO COMMEMORATE THE BRITISH, AUSTRALIAN, CANADIAN, NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH AFRICAN AND INDIAN SOLDIERS WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES DURING THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME IN 1916.

This Roll of Honour provides their names classified by alphabetical order and by units.

It begins on the 23rd June 1916, first day of the preliminary artillery bombardment, and ends on the 30th November 1916.

It can not be considered as exhaustive considering the men who died of wounds after the battle, during or after the War.

The "Battle of the Somme Roll of Honour" will be completed and updated as time goes by.

LAST UPDATES

17th April 2019

Middlesex Regiment completed (2 895 names) with 18th Battalion (1st Public Works Pioneers) (54 names) and 19th Battalion (2nd Public Works Pioneers) (24 names).

10th April 2019

1st Life Guards (8 names), 2nd Life Guards (5 names), Royal Horse Guards (5 names), 6th Dragoons (7 names), 5th Lancers (2 names), 9th Lancers (4 names), 12th Lancers (1 name), 17th Lancers (3 names), 4th Hussars (1 name), 8th Hussars (3 names), 18th Hussars (2 names), 19th Hussars (1 name), North Irish Horse (1 name) and South Irish Horse (6 names).

17th Middlesex (298 names).

18th March 2019

HEBB - HENDER names page (260 names).

12th March 2019

Border Regiment completed (1 490 names) with 6th Border (98 names), 7th Border (132 names) and 8th Border (324 names).

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ALPHABETICAL SEARCH

103 533  names

(in progress)

A

4 072 names

B

14 113 names

C

11 150 names

D

6 232 names

E

2 686 names

F

4 766 names

G

6 395 names

H

5 150 names

(in progress)

I

619 names

J

3 777 names

K

3 029 names

L

5 467 names

M

12 584 names

N

2 232 names

O

1 629 names

P

598 names

(in progress)

Q

190 names

R

6 732 names

S

 

T

 

U

239 names

V

622 names

W

10 687 names

Y-Z

564 names

 

SEARCH BY UNITS

BRITISH UNITS

British Infantry Divisions

British Infantry units

Royal Artillery

Royal Engineers

Royal Army Medical Corps

Machine Gun Corps (Heavy)

33 names

Army Service Corps

Cavalry

Royal Navy

Army Chaplain's Department

8 names

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British West Indies Regiment

8 names

Royal Flying Corps

197 names

Army Ordnance Corps

20 names

Army Veterinary Corps

8 names

Military Mounted Police

1 name

 

AUSTRALIAN UNITS

Australian Infantry Divisions

 

Australian  Artillery

e192 names

Australian Infantry

 

Australian Engineers

 

Australian Army Medical Corps

 

 

CANADIAN UNITS

Canadian Infantry Divisions

 

Canadian Artillery

Canadian Infantry

 

Canadian Engineers

 

Canadian Army Medical Corps

 

Newfoundland Regiment

375 names

 

 

INDIAN UNITS

 

NEW ZEALAND UNITS

 

SOUTH AFRICAN UNITS

1 318 names