The Battle of Thiepval Ridge was the first large offensive mounted by the British Reserve Army of Lieutenant General Hubert Gough during the Battle of the Somme and was designed to coincide with British Fourth Army s Battle of Morval by starting… The attack was intended to benefit from the Fourth Army attack in the Battle of Morval, by startin

Thiepval Ridge. The attack was intended to benefit from the Fourth Army attack in the Battle of Morval, by starting 24 hours afterwards. The Battle of Thiepval Ridge was the first large offensive mounted by the Reserve Army (Lieutenant General Hubert Gough), during the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front during the First World War. That same morning the British Reserve Army under General Hubert Gough launched the main attack in the Battle of Thiepval Ridge, which lasted from September 26-28, 1916. The Battle of Thiepval Ridge was the first large offensive mounted by the British Reserve Army of Lieutenant General Hubert Gough during the Battle of the Somme and was designed to benefit from British Fourth Army's Battle of Morval by starting 24 hours afterwards. The Battle of Thiepval Ridge was the first large offensive mounted by the Reserve Army (Lieutenant General Hubert Gough), during the Battle of the Somme on the Western Front during the First World War. Battle of Thiepval Ridge This article includes a list of references , related reading or external links , but its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations . The Battle of Thiepval Ridge was the first large offensive mounted by the Reserve Army of Lieutenant General Hubert Gough, during the Battle of the Somme and was intended to benefit from the Fourth Army attack at Morval, by starting 24 hours afterwards. Aerial photograph of Thiepval bombardment 25-09-1916 IWM Q 63740.jpg 580 × 800; 136 KB The high ground at World War I’s Thiepval Ridge commanded the surrounding area along the banks of the Ancre River and another nearby waterway, the Somme. Please improve this article by introducing more precise citations. Media in category "Battle of Thiepval Ridge" The following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total.