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Ancre Heights 25, Somme day 117

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Ancre Heights 25, Somme day 117

Date(s) : 25 October 1916

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

Outcome : An inconclusive engagement between British & Commonwealth Forces and German 2nd Army

Type of battle : Land


The Canadian Corps which came back into the line on the left of the Fourth Army yesterday attempted to take more of Regina Trench. Machine-gun fire and a heavy German barrage prevented them from taking any new ground.