BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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50th (NORTHUMBRIAN) DIVISION

149th BRIGADE - H.Q. 1 name

999 names

1/4th Northumberland Fus.

308 names

1/5th Northumberland Fus.

237 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

584 names

1/4th East Yorkshire

123 names

1/4th Yorkshire

131 names

1/5th Yorkshire

160 names

1/5th Durham Light infantry

148 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

44 names

Field Artillery

38 names

CCL Brigade

(I Northumbrian)

21 names

CCLI Brigade

(II Northumbrian)

5 names

CCLII Brigade

(III Northumbrian)

9 names

CCLIII  Brigade

(IV Northumbrian)

5 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

3 names

Medium

Heavy

X50

No fatal casualties

Y50

3 names

Z50

No fatal casualties

V50

No fatal casualties

50th Divisional Ammunition Column

3 names

ROYAL ENGINEERS

7 names

7th Field Company

1 name

1st Northumbrian Field Company

2 names

1/2nd Northumbrian Field Company

2 names

50th Divisional Signal Company

2 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

50th Divisional Train

1 name

467th H.T. Coy

468th H.T. Coy

469th H.T. Coy

470th H.T. Coy

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.