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Ancre Heights 18, Somme day 110

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Ancre Heights 18, Somme day 110

Date(s) : 18 October 1916

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

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

Type of battle : Land


A day of attacks put in, gains made and losses to counter-attacks. A costly day for XV, XIV, and III Corps. Minor gains held totalled about 200 yards of trench at significant casualties mostly to machine-gun fire.