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BEST BATTLE OF ANCRE HEIGHTS SOMME WW1 - HISTORY-AncreHeights 1916
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Losses in the 2nd Canadian Division 1 September â 4 October were 6,530.
Casualties of the 3rd Canadian Division 27 September â 14 October were 2,969.
The 18th Division lost 3,344 casualties 26 September â 5 October.
Canadian Corps casualties on 8 October were 1,364.
When the Canadian Corps was relieved, its casualties during the Battle of the Somme were 24,029,
roughly 24 percent of the forces involved.The Marine Brigade lost 686 casualties in one regiment
and up to 41 percent of the other two until it was relieved by the 5th Ersatz Division on the night of 11/12 October.
Trailer of AncreHeights 1916
On 1 October the 2nd Canadian Division attacked Regina Trench with two brigades at 3:15 p.m.
either side of the CourceletteâMiraumont road, despite many British shells falling short onto their jumping-off line.
On the extreme right, the 4th Canadian Brigade dug in 370 m forward and connected on the right with the 23rd Division
north of Destremont Farm. Three 5th Canadian Brigade battalions attacked on a 1,100 m front west of the road and the
right hand battalion was caught by artillery and machine-gun fire, half way to Regina Trench