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17th (NORTHERN) DIVISION

Division H.Q. : 2 names

50th BRIGADE

928 names

10th West Yorkshire

400 names

7th East Yorkshire

227 names

7th Yorkshire

196 names

6th Dorsetshire

95 names

50th Machine Gun Company

10 names

50th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

51st BRIGADE

666 names

7th Linconshire

165 names

7th Border

132 names

8th South Staffordshire

155 names

10th Sherwood Foresters

199 names

51st Machine Gun Company

14 names

51st Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

52nd BRIGADE

796 names

9th Northumberland Fusiliers

153 names

10th Lancashire Fusiliers

221 names

9th Duke of Wellington's

144 names

12th Manchester

268 names

52nd Machine Gun Company

10 names

52nd Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

PIONEERS

7th York and Lancaster

24 names

ARTILLERY

102 names

Field Artillery

94 names

LXXVIII Brigade

26 names

LXXIX Brigade

23 names

LXXX Brigade

31 names

LXXXI Brigade

14 names

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

 

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

 

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

A Battery

B Battery

C Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

4 names

Medium

Heavy

X17

No fatal casualties

Y17

3 names

Z17

No fatal casualties

V17

1 name

17th Divisional Ammunition Column

4 names

ROYAL ENGINEERS

17 names

77th Field Company

2 names

78th Field Company

6 names

93rd Field Company

6 names

17th Divisional Signal Company

3 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

17th Divisional Train

146th H.T. Coy

147th H.T. Coy

148th H.T. Coy

149th H.T. Coy

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

8 names

51st Field Ambulance

2 names

52nd Field Ambulance

5 names

53rd Field Ambulance

1 name

34th Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

29th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 17th (Northern) DIVISION

1st-11th July : Capture of Fricourt on the 2nd July. Operations towards Contalmaison and Mametz Wood.

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1st-12th August : Longueval / Delville Wood.

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Mid August-Mid September : Tours in front line in Hebuterne / Foncquevillers sector.

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30th October-12th November : Lesboeufs / Le Transloy sector. Fighting for Zenith Trench.