Thiepval Memorial
The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme

The Rolls of Honour

56th (1st London) Division

The Rolls of Honour of the men of the 56th (1st London) Division who died on 1st July 1916 can be found by clicking on the names of the units listed below. They do not include the names of those who died of wounds after 1st July.

1/1st Londons The Kensingtons
1/2nd Londons The London Scottish
1/3rd Londons Queen's Westminster Rifles
1/4th Londons 1/8th Middlesex Regiment
London Rifle Brigade 1/5th Cheshire Regiment

Queen Victoria's Rifles
The Rangers

56th Divisional Troops
(RE, RFA, RAMC)

46th (North Midland) Division

The Rolls of Honour of the men of the 46th (North Midland) Division who died on 1st July 1916 can be found by clicking on the names of the units listed below. They do not include died of wounds after 1st July.

1/5th North Staffordshires 1/5th Lincolnshires
1/6th North Staffordshires 1/5th Sherwood Foresters
1/5th South Staffordshires 1/6th Sherwood Foresters
1/6th South Staffordshires 1/7th Sherwood Foresters
1/4th Leicestershires 1/8th Sherwood Foresters
1/5th Leicestershires 1/1st Monmouthshires
1/4th Lincolnshires 46th Divisional Troops
(RE, RFA, RAMC)

A complete Roll of Honour of the dead of the 56th (1st London) Division from May to 1st July 1916 (including died of wounds at a later date) can be found in 'Pro Patria Mori'.

A complete Roll of Honour of the dead of the 46th (North Midland) Division from May to 1st July 1916 (including died of wounds at a later date) can be found in 'A Lack of Offensive Spirit?'.

They are published courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission whose web site can be found here


Alan MacDonald's books about Gommecourt

'PRO PATRIA MORI'

'Pro Patria Mori', the account of the 56th Division's involvement at Gommecourt, was first published in 2006.  A revised edition was published in August 2008

For more about the book please go HERE.

'A LACK OF OFFENSIVE SPIRIT?'
The 46th (North Midland) Division at Gommecourt,
1st July 1916

For more about this book please follow this link

Both books are available through this web site or through Amazon Books and by order through all good bookshops


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