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Ancre Heights 23, Somme day 115

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Ancre Heights 23, Somme day 115

Date(s) : 23 October 1916

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

Outcome : A victory for British & Commonwealth Forces over German 2nd Army

Type of battle : Land


Both the 8th and the 4th Divisions of XIV Corps attempted to advance but were stopped mostly by machine-gun fire. Their only rewards for heavy losses were most of Mild Trench and part of Zenith Trench.