Embarkation Roll 16th Northumberland Fusiliers 1916

Embarkation Roll 16th Northumberland Fusiliers 1916

Embarkation Roll 16th Northumberland Fusiliers 1916

photo: Embarkation Roll 16th Northumberland Fusiliers 7th of January, 1916.

18 Bn Northumberland Fusiliers fought with 102nd Tyneside Scottish Bde, 34 Division. 34 Div was made up of 2 Brigades 102 and 103 (totaling probably not more than 10,000 men).

In July they were involved in the battle for La Boisselle ( overall Battle of Albert period 1st – 13th July 1916) (where they suffered very heavy losses).

La Boiselle ( Battle of Albert July 1916)

photo : La Boiselle ( Battle of Albert 1st-13th of July 1916)