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Mametz Wood 3, Somme day 11

Engagement/Skirmish Name : Mametz Wood 3, Somme day 11

Date(s) : 11 July 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


30 Division, XIII Corps, initially made large gains in Trones Wood but were counter-attacked and settled for a small gain along the south-eastern edge. 38th Division, III Corps, made good gains in Mametz Wood but a heavy night bombardment drove them back to their original position.