BATTLE OF THE SOMME

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British Divisions

56th (LONDON) DIVISION

Divisional Headquarters : 1 name

167th BRIGADE

1 142 names

1/7th Middlesex

323 names

1/8th Middlesex

207 names

1/1st London

344 names

1/3rd London

249 names

167th Machine Gun Company

17 names

167th Trench Mortar Battery

2 names

168th BRIGADE

1 340 names

1/4th London

268 names

1/12th London

426 names

1/13th London

221 names

1/14th London

420 names

168th Machine Gun Company

5 names

168th Trench Mortar Battery

No fatal casualties

169th BRIGADE

1 886 names

1/2nd London

359 names

1/5th London

598 names

1/9th London

492 names

1/16th London

424 names

169th Machine Gun Company

6 names

169th Trench Mortar Battery

7 names

PIONEERS

1/5th Cheshire

122 names

ARTILLERY

94 names

Field Artillery

77 names

CCLXXX Brigade

(I City of London)

14 names

CCLXXXI Brigade

(II City of London)

22 names

CCLXXXII Brigade

(III City of London)

24 names

CCLXXXIII Brigade

(IV City of London)

19 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

X56

3 names

Y56

1 name

Z56

No fatal casualties

V56

No fatal casualties

56th Divisional Ammunition Column

13 names

ROYAL ENGINEERS

45 names

1/1st Edinburgh Field Company

13 names

2/1st London Field Company

17 names

2/2nd London Field Company

12 names

56th Divisional Signal Company

3 names

ARMY SERVICE CORPS

56th Divisional Train

213th H.T. Coy

214th H.T. Coy

215th H.T. Coy

216th H.T. Coy

ROYAL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS

8 names

2/1st London Field Ambulance

4 names

2/2nd London Field Ambulance

2 names

2/3rd London Field Ambulance

2 names

N56 Sanitary Section

ARMY VETERINARY CORPS

1st London Mobile Veterinary Section

 

OPERATIONS OF THE 56th (London) DIVISION - SOMME 1916

1st July : Attack of the Gommecourt salient.

July-August : Hebuterne sector.

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5th-27th September : Combles Operations. Capture of Combles with the French on the 26th September.

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1st-9th October : Lesboeufs sector. Fighting in front of Le Transloy.