BATTLE OF THE SOMME

ROLL OF HONOUR

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British Divisions

6th DIVISION

16th BRIGADE

748 names

1st The Buffs

196 names

1st K.S.L.I.

109 names

2nd York and Lancaster

219 names

8th Bedfordshire

207 names

16th Machine Gun Company

15 names

16th Trench Mortar Battery

2 names

18th BRIGADE

702 names

1st West Yorkshire

179 names

11th Essex

207 names

2nd Durham Light Infantry

137 names

14th Durham Light Infantry

161 names

18th Machine Gun Company

17 names

18th Trench Mortar Battery

1 name

71st BRIGADE

990 names

1st Leicestershire

211 names

2nd Sherwood Foresters

232 names

9th Norfolk

301 names

9th Suffolk

230 names

71st Machine Gun Company

13 names

71st  Trench Mortar Battery

3 names

PIONEERS

11th Leicestershire

24 names

ARTILLERY

Field Artillery

74 names

II Brigade

28 names

XXIV Brigade

22 names

XXXVIII Brigade

24 names

21st Battery

42nd Battery

53rd Battery

87th (Howitzers) Battery

 

110th Battery

111th Battery

112th Battery

43rd (Howitzers) Battery

 

24th Battery

72nd Battery

D (Howitzers) Battery

Trench Mortar Batteries

Medium

Heavy

X6

Y6

Z6

W6

6th Divisional Ammunition Column

ROYAL ENGINEERS

12th Field Company

 

2/2nd West Riding Field Company

8 names

1st London Field Company

 

6th Divisional Signal Company

5 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

6th Divisional Train

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

8 names

16th Field Ambulance

3 names

17th Field Ambulance

4 names

18th Field Ambulance

1 name

N8 Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

6th Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 6th DIVISION - SOMME 1916

August : In front of Beaumont-Hamel.

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11th-28th September : Ginchy/Lesboeufs sector. Attack and taking of The Quadrilateral (15th-18th September). Capture of Lesboeufs on the 25th September.

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9th-20th October : Lesboeufs/Gueudecourt sector. Operations in front of Le Transloy.