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La Boiselle, Somme day 4

Engagement/Skirmish Name : La Boiselle, Somme day 4

Date(s) : 04 July 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


Xlll Corps occupied Marlboro' Wood and established a position some 250 yds ahead of the British line. In six hours of hard fighting 19 Div. of lll Corps cleared the village of la Boiselle. X Corps 49th Div counter attacked Germans to the north of Thiepval but were unsuccessful.