A Machine Gun Company was attached to each Infantry Brigade and their subsequent Division.
|Brigade attached to:||76th Brigade|
|Division attached to:||3rd Division|
|Formed from the Machine Gun Sections of:||2nd Bn. The Royal Suffolk Regiment|
1st Bn. The Gordon Highlanders
8th Bn. The King’s Own Royal Lancaster Regiment
10th Bn. The Royal Welsh Fusiliers
The 76th Bde. M.G. Coy. was formed on 13 April 1916 from the Machine Gun Sections of the listed infantry battalions.
As a unit of the 6th Infantry Division, it will have taken part in the following battles and engagements.
|30 April||Second Attack on Bellewaarde [V. Corps, Second Army]|
|BATTLES OF THE SOMME|
|14 to 25 July||Battle of Bazentin Ridge [XIII. Corps, Fourth Army]|
|14 to 19 August||Battle of Delville Wood [XIII. Corps, until midnight 16/17 August, then XIV. Corps, Fourth Army]|
|13 to 18 November||Battle of the Ancre [V. Corps, Fifth Army]|
|BATTLES OF ARRAS|
|09 to 14 April||First Battle of the Scarpe [VI. Corps, Third Army].|
|23 and 24 April||Second Battle of the Scarpe [VI. Corps, Third Army].|
|28 and 29 April||Battle of Arleaux [VI. Corps, Third Army]|
|03 and 04 May||Third Battle of the Scarpe [VI. Corps, Third Army]|
|13 and 14 May||Capture of Rouex [VI. Corps, Third Army].|
|BATTLES OF YPRES|
|22 to 25 September||Battle of the Menin Road Ridge [V. Corps, Fifth Army]|
|25 to 30 September||Battle of Polygon Wood [V. Corps, Fifth Army, until 10 a.m., 28 September, then under II. ANZAZ Corps, Second Army].|
On 06 March 1918, it was amalgamated with the 8th, 9th and 233rd Machine Gun Companies to form No. 3 Battalion, Machine Gun Corps.