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Ancre Heights 26, Somme day 118

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Ancre Heights 26, Somme day 118

Date(s) : 26 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


In the early morning 19th Div.of II Corps in Stuff Redoubt came under heavy German attack. They were successfully fought off with the aid of an artillery barrage.