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Delville Wood 3, Somme day 19

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Delville Wood 3, Somme day 19

Date(s) : 19 July 1916

Part of : First World War , The Western Front , The Battle of the Somme ,

Outcome : A victory for British & Commonwealth Forces over German Forces

Type of battle : Land


The only significant fighting was an attack by elements of XIII Corps which took the southern portion of Delville Wood. Fighting went on through the day but there were no further gains.