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Somme day 86

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Somme day 86

Date(s) : 24 September 1916

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

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

Type of battle : Land


In three sectors, XIV, III, II Corps, advances were attempted. Some gains were made but all were lost again by the end of the day. German counter-attacks made it a costly day for both sides.