A short history of the Kitchener Battalions and the planning, aims
and objectives of the Somme Offensive.
The 6th Royal Berkshire's preparations for the battle and the part
played by them on the opening day.
Trench Maps of the Carnoy/Maricourt/Montauban area, including the
German lines attacked by the 6th Berks and a timeline of the day's
A brief outline of subsequent actions involving the 6th Bn. during
the Somme campaign.
images and documents relating both to the 6th Berkshires in particular
and Kitchener's Army in general.