BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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50th (NORTHUMBRIAN) DIVISION

149th BRIGADE - H.Q. 1 name

998 names

1/4th Northumberland Fus.

308 names

1/5th Northumberland Fus.

236 names

1/6th Northumberland Fus.

177 names

1/7th Northumberland Fus.

245 names

149th Machine Gun Company

32 names

149th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

150th BRIGADE

583 names

1/4th East Yorkshire

123 names

1/4th Yorkshire

131 names

1/5th Yorkshire

160 names

1/5th Durham Light infantry

147 names

150th Machine Gun Company

21 names

150th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

151st BRIGADE

758 names

1/5th Border

107 names

1/6th Durham Light infantry

238 names

1/8th Durham Light infantry

210 names

1/9th Durham Light infantry

200 names

151st Machine Gun Company

3 names

151st Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

PIONEERS

1/7th Durham Light infantry

65 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

CCL Brigade

(I Northumbrian)

CCLI Brigade

(II Northumbrian)

CCLII Brigade

(III Northumbrian)

CCLIII  Brigade

(IV Northumbrian)

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

Medium

Heavy

X50

Y50

Z50

V50

50th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

7th Field Company

1st Northumbrian Field Company

2nd Northumbrian Field Company

50th Divisional Signal Company

2 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

50th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

17 names

1st Northumbrian Field Ambulance

4 names

2/2nd Northumbrian Field Ambulance

10 names

3rd Northumbrian Field Ambulance

3 names

50th Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

1st Northumbrian Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 50th (Northumbrian) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

10th September-3rd October : Operations East of Martinpuich. Attacks towards Eaucourt-l'Abbe and Le Sars.

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25th October-17th November : In front of the Butte de Warlencourt. Attack of Gird Lines and on the Butte de Warlencourt.