The Battle of the Somme - The 12 Battles of the Somme (1 July - 18 November, 1916) - CWGC

Success was a relative term for all Western Front operations. The capture of the Bazentin Ridge cost over 9,000 British casualties (killed, wounded or missing).

XIII Corps casualties

9th Division: 1,159

3rd Division: 2,322

XV Corps casualties

7th Division: 2,819

21st Division: 2,894

Total British casualties: 9,194

 

 

42 German officers and 1,400 other ranks were captured.

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