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BRITISH INFANTRY UNITS LINKED TO DELVILLE WOOD AND LONGUEVAL VILLAGE

(14th July-6th September 1916)

Last Update : 13th May 2014

Divisions

(totally or partially engaged)

9th (Scottish) Division

18th (Eastern) Division

3rd Division

5th Division

2nd Division

17th (Northern) Division

14th (Light) Infantry

24th Division

33rd Division

7th Division

Battalions

No complete for the units involved in Longueval, work in progress

THE ROYAL SCOTS (LOTHIAN REGIMENT)

11th Battalion

(27th Brigade - 9th Scottish Division)

Longueval - 14th/17th July

88 fatal casualties

12th Battalion

(27th Brigade - 9th Scottish Division)

Longueval - 14th/19th July

106 fatal casualties

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THE QUEEN'S (ROYAL WEST SURREY REGIMENT)

2nd Battalion

(91st Brigade - 7th Division)

South edge of Delville Wood - 31st August/3rd Sept.

50 fatal casualties

8th Battalion

(72nd Brigade - 24th Division)

Delville Wood - 1st/5th September

34 fatal casualties

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THE BUFFS (EAST KENT REGIMENT)

8th Battalion

(17h Brigade - 24th Division)

Delville Wood / Longueval / Wood Lane - 1st /5th September

29 fatal casualties

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THE KING'S OWN (ROYAL LANCASTER REGIMENT)

8th Battalion

(76th Brigade - 3rd Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 18th/24th July

88 fatal casualties

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THE NORTHUMBERLAND FUSILIERS

d1st Battalion

(9th Brigade - 3rd Division)

Longueval - 23rd/26th July

47 fatal casualties

9th Battalion

(52nd Brigade - 17th Northern Division)

Orchard Trench / Delville Wood - 1st/12th August

27 fatal casualties

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THE ROYAL WARWICKSHIRE REGIMENT

14th Battalion (1st Birmingham)

(13th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval - 29th/31st July

70 fatal casualties

15th Battalion (2nd Birmingham)

(13th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval - 28th July/1st August

 11 fatal casualties

16th Battalion (3rd Birmingham)

(15th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval - 27th July/1st August

75 fatal casualties

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 THE ROYAL FUSILIERS (CITY OF LONDON REGIMENT)

1st Battalion

(17th Brigade - 24th Division)

In reserve position at the South West of Longueval  and Montauban - 1st/5th September

9 fatal casualties

4th Battalion

(9th Brigade - 3rd Division)

Delville Wood - 20th/25th July

37 fatal casualties

12th Battalion

(17th Brigade - 24th Division)

Longueval / Orchard Trench - 1st/5th September

31 fatal casualties

17th Battalion

(5th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Delville Wood / Waterlot Farm - 30th July/8th August

67 fatal casualties

22nd Battalion

(99th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Delville Wood - 27th July/4th August

87 fatal casualties

23rd Battalion

(99th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Delville Wood - 26th/29th July

122 fatal casualties

24th Battalion

(5th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Delville Wood / Waterlot Farm - 29th/31st July

102 fatal casualties

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 THE KING'S (LIVERPOOL REGIMENT)

1st Battalion

(6th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 30th July/1st August

29 fatal casualties

11th Battalion

(Pioneers Battalion - 14th Light Division)

Divisional area / Delville Wood - 12th/31st August

25 fatal casualties

13th Battalion

(9th Brigade - 3rd Division)

Delville Wood - 22nd/24th July

9 fatal casualties

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THE NORFOLK REGIMENT

1st Battalion

(15th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval/Delville Wood - 26th/29th July

133 fatal casualties

8th Battalion

(53rd Brigade - 18th Eastern Division), attd to 9th Scottish Division (18th-20th July)

Delville Wood - 19th/22nd July

118 fatal casualties

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THE LINCOLNSHIRE REGIMENT

7th Battalion

(51st Brigade - 17th Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 7th/10th August

30 fatal casualties

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THE DEVONSHIRE REGIMENT

1st Battalion

(95th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval  - 20th/29th July

46 fatal casualties

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THE SUFFOLK REGIMENT

d2nd Battalion

(76th Brigade - 3rd Division)

Longueval - 18th/21st July

132 fatal casualties

8th Battalion

(53rd Brigade - 18th Eastern Division), attd to 9th Scottish Division (18th-21st July)

Longueval - 19th/21st July

37 fatal casualties

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THE PRINCE ALBERT'S (SOMERSET LIGHT INFANTRY)

6th Battalion

(43rd Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Delville Wood / Brewery trenches - 12th/19th August

140 fatal casualties

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THE PRINCE OF WALES'S OWN (WEST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT)

10th Battalion

(50th Brigade - 17th Northern Division)

Longueval - 4th /10th August

1 fatal casualty

12th Battalion

(9th Brigade - 3rd Division)

Longueval - 22nd/24th July

54 fatal casualties

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THE EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT

7th Battalion

(50th Brigade - 17th Northern Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 9th/12th August

7 fatal casualties

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THE BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

1st Battalion

(15th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval  - 29th/31st July

95 fatal casualties

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ALEXANDRA, PRINCESS OF WALES'S OWN (YORKSHIRE REGIMENT)

7th Battalion

(50th Brigade -17th Northern Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 4th/12th August

8 fatal casualties

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THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS

10th Battalion

(52nd Brigade -17th Northern Division)

Delville Wood - 10th/12th August

8 fatal casualties

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THE ROYAL SCOTS FUSILIERS

1st Battalion

(8th Brigade -3rd Division)

Longueval- 19th/25th July

11 fatal casualties

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THE CHESHIRE REGIMENT

1st Battalion

(15th Brigade - 5th Division)

Wood Lane / Longueval / Delville Wood - 25th July / 1st August

56 fatal casualties

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THE ROYAL WELSH FUSILIERS

1st Battalion

(22nd Brigade - 7th Division)

Delville Wood / Brewery trenches - 28th August / 1st Sept.

158 fatal casualties

10th Battalion

(76th Brigade - 3rd Division)

Delville Wood - 20th-21st July

89 fatal casualties 

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 THE KING'S OWN SCOTTISH BORDERERS

2nd Battalion

(13th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 29th July/1st August

74 fatal casualties

6th Battalion

(27th Brigade - 9th Scottish Division)

Longueval - 14th/19th July

56 fatal casualties

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THE CAMERONIANS (SCOTTISH RIFLES)

9th Battalion

(27th Brigade - 9th Scottish Division)

Longueval - 14th/19th July

70 fatal casualties

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THE GLOUCESTERSHIRE REGIMENT

12th Battalion

(95th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 21st/31st July

55 fatal casualties

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THE EAST SURREY REGIMENT

1st Battalion

(95th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 19th/30th July

162 fatal casualties

9th Battalion

(72nd Brigade - 24th Division)

Delville Wood / Brewery trenches - 1st /5th Sept.

66 fatal casualties

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THE DUKE OF CORNWALL'S LIGHT INFANTRY

6th Battalion

(43rd Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Delville Wood / Brewery trenches - 15th/20th August

136 fatal casualties

10th Battalion

(Pioneers Battalion - 2nd Division)

Divisional area / Longueval / Delville Wood - 25th July/ 10th August

30 fatal casualties

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THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON'S (WEST RIDING REGIMENT)

9th Battalion

(52nd Brigade - 17th Northern Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 1st/12th August

33 fatal casualties

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THE BORDER REGIMENT

7th Battalion

(51st Brigade - 17th Northern Division)

Delville Wood - 4th/9th August

52 fatal casualties

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THE ROYAL SUSSEX REGIMENT

9th Battalion

(73rd Brigade - 24th Division)

North edge of  Delville Wood / Tea trenches - 30th August/4th September

33 fatal casualties

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 THE SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT

1st Battalion

(91st Brigade - 7th Division)

Delville Wood / Brewery trenches - 31st Aug./5th Sept.

65 fatal casualties

2nd Battalion

(6th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Delville Wood - 27th July/2nd August

92 fatal casualties

8th Battalion

(51st Brigade - 17th Northern Division)

Delville Wood  - 5th/11th August

16 fatal casualties

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THE DORSETSHIRE REGIMENT

6th Battalion

(50th Brigade - 17th Northern Division)

Longueval  - 5th/9th August

10 fatal casualties

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THE BLACK WATCH (ROYAL HIGHLANDERS)

8th Battalion

(26th Brigade - 9th Scottish Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 14th/19th July

148 fatal casualties

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THE OXFORDSHIRE AND BUCKINGHAMSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY

5th Battalion

(42nd Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Delville Wood  - 23th/26th August

69 fatal casualties

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THE ESSEX REGIMENT

10th Battalion

(53rd Brigade - 18th Eastern Division), attd to 9th Scottish Division (18th-20th July)

Delville Wood  - 19th/21st July

73 fatal casualties

13th Battalion

(6th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Delville Wood / Waterlot Farm - 28th July/7th August

60 fatal casualties

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THE SHERWOOD FORESTERS (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment)

10th Battalion

(51st Brigade - 17th Northern Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 5th/9th August

66 fatal casualties

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THE NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT

7th Battalion

(73rd Brigade - 24th Division)

Delville Wood / Tea trenches - 30th August/4th September

17 fatal casualties

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THE PRINCESS CHARLOTTE OF WALES'S (ROYAL BERKSHIRE REGT)

1st Battalion

(99th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood  - 24th/28th July then 4th/5th August

78 fatal casualties

6th Battalion

(53rd Brigade - 18th Eastern Division), attd to 9th Scottish Division (18th-20th July)

Delville Wood  - 19th/21st July

48 fatal casualties

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THE QUEEN'S OWN (ROYAL WEST KENT REGIMENT)

1st Battalion

(13th Brigade - 5th Division)

Longueval  - 29th/30th July

20 fatal casualties

8th Battalion

(72nd Brigade - 24th Division)

Delville Wood  - 30th August/5th September

60 fatal casualties

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THE KING'S OWN (YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY)

6th Battalion

(43rd Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood  - 15th/29th August

54 fatal casualties

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THE KING'S (SHROPSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY)

5th Battalion

(42nd Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Delville Wood  - 18th/31st August

78 fatal casualties

7th Battalion

(8th Brigade - 3rd Division)

Waterlot Farm / Delville Wood  - 23rd/27th July

24 fatal casualties

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THE DUKE OF CAMBRIDGE OWN (MIDDLESEX REGIMENT)

13th Battalion

(73rd Brigade - 24th Division)

Delville Wood / Tea trenches - 30th August/5th Sept.

61 fatal casualties

17th Battalion

(6th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Delville Wood  - 27th/29th July

71 fatal casualties

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 THE KING'S ROYAL RIFLE CORPS

1st Battalion

(99th Brigade - 2nd Division)

Sergeant Gill

Delville Wood  - 24th July/3rd August

144 fatal casualties

7th Battalion

(41st Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Orchard Trench / Delville Wood / Brewery trenches - 17th/26th August

99 fatal casualties

8th Battalion

(41st Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Delville Wood  / Brewery trenches - 15th/25th August

95 fatal casualties

9th Battalion

(42nd Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Delville Wood  - 21st/26th August

121 fatal casualties

20th Battalion

(Pioneers Battalion  - 3rd  Division)

 Longueval / Delville Wood / Divisional area - 14th/20th July / 14th/19th August

9 fatal casualties

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THE MANCHESTER REGIMENT

12th Battalion

(52nd Brigade - 17th Northern Division)

Longueval  / Orchard Trench - 4th/5th August

26 fatal casualties

21st Battalion

(91st Brigade - 7th Division)

South edge of Delville Wood  / Brewery trenches - 29th August/4th Sept.

10 fatal casualties

22nd  Battalion

(91st Brigade - 7th Division)

Delville Wood - 15th/25th August

20 fatal casualties

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THE PRINCE OF WALE'S (NORTH STAFFORDSHIRE REGIMENT)

1st Battalion

(72nd Brigade - 24th Division)

Delville Wood - 30th August/5th September

63 fatal casualties

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THE YORK AND LANCASTER REGIMENT

7th Battalion

(Pioneers Battalion  - 17th Northern Division)

Delville Wood / Divisional area - Early August

4 fatal casualties

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THE DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY

10th Battalion

(43rd Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood / Brewery trenches - 12th/28th August

60 fatal casualties

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THE HIGHLAND LIGHT INFANTRY

2nd Battalion

(5th Brigade - 2nd Division)

South edge of Delville Wood / Waterlot Farm - 25th/28th July

30 fatal casualties

9th Battalion (Glasgow Highlanders)

(100th Brigade - 33rd Division)

Eastern part of Wood Lane - 19th/26th August

42 fatal casualties

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THE SEAFORTH  HIGHLANDERS (Ross-shire, Buffs, The Duke of Albany's)

7th Battalion

(26th Brigade - 9th Scottish Division)

Longueval / Waterlot Farm - 14th/19th July

94 fatal casualties

9th Battalion

(Pioneers Battalion  - 9th Scottish Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood / Divisional area - 14th/20th July

14 fatal casualties

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THE GORDON  HIGHLANDERS

1st Battalion

(76th Brigade - 3rd Division)

 North of Longueval / Delville Wood - 18th/22nd July

125 fatal casualties

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THE QUEEN'S OWN (CAMERON  HIGHLANDERS)

5th Battalion

(26th Brigade - 9th Scottish Division)

Longueval / Waterlot Farm / Delville Wood - 14th/20th July

135 fatal casualties

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THE ARGYLL AND SUTHERLAND HIGHLANDERS (Princess Louise's)

6th Battalion (Renfrewshire)

(Pioneers battalion - 5th Division)

Longueval / Divisional area - 27th/28th July

 18 fatal casualties

10th Battalion

(26th Brigade - 9th Scottish Division)

Longueval / Delville Wood - 14th/20th July

85 fatal casualties

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THE PRINCE OF WALES'S LEINSTER REGIMENT (Royal Canadians)

2nd Battalion

(73rd Brigade - 24th Division)

Longueval / Orchard Trench - 30th August / 3rd September

44 fatal casualties

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THE RIFLE BRIGADE (The Prince of Consort's Own)

7th Battalion

(41st Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Delville Wood / Orchard Trench / Wood Lane / Brewery trenches - 12th/27th August

103 fatal casualties

8th Battalion

(41st Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Delville Wood / Orchard Trench / Wood Lane - 13th/25th August

37 fatal casualties

9th Battalion

(42nd Brigade - 14th Light Division)

Delville Wood - 19th/25th August

34 fatal casualties

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MACHINE GUN CORPS