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Ancre Heights 29, Somme day 121

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Ancre Heights 29, Somme day 121

Date(s) : 29 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


Another day of appalling weather. No progress was made by attacks put in by both XIV Corps and II Corps. Machine-gun fire, mud and exhaustion stopped them.