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Somme day 74

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Somme day 74

Date(s) : 12 September 1916

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

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

Type of battle : Land


Troops of the Guards Division and 56th Division, both XIV Corps, made ground.

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The Guards division, 1st Grenadier Guards made ground either side of the Morval Road towards Ginchy telegraph. The 1/8th Middlesex Regiment [167 brigade] gained ground south-east of the Quadrilateral.