Battle of the Somme

Pte. R.W. Viggers, Manchester Reg

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BWM & VM

Killed on the first day of the battle of the Somme. Manchester Pals.

(with research)

£285

Gnr. Bert Sutton, RFA

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Memorial Plaque

Killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme

(with research)

£175

Pte. W Rumble, 13th London Reg

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1914-15 Star, BWM & VM, Cap badge

Wounded on the First Day of the Battle of the Somme

(with research)

£275

Pte. L. Bennett, Yorkshire Light Infantry

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1914-15 Star (14224 Pte. L. Bennett. Yorks: L.I.); British War and Victory Medals (14224 Pte. L. Bennett. Yorks. L.I.)


Killed in action on the first day of the battle of the Somme, 1 July 1916. Of the 25 Officers and 659 other ranks who started the attack only the Medical Officer and 110 other ranks survived the day unscathed.