Saturday 11th November 1916. Day 134
Y-Ravine today. This photo shows the top of one of the arms of the Y with Hawthorn Ridge in the background. The German front line was in the area where the photographer is standing. It's now part of the Newfoundland Memorial Park.
2 Special Company RE, bombarded Beaumont Hamel and Y-Ravine once more with tear gas from their 4-in Stokes Mortars and also with gas drums. 180 tear gas bombs were fired at the village as well as 47 gas drums. 39 gas drums were fired into the ravine.
At the Canadians attacked Regina Trench with 46th (
South Saskatchewan) Bn and 47th ( tate> British Columbiatate>) Bn. A company of 102nd Bn supported the assault. Positions were established in the trenches leading into the Le Sars-Pys Line and several counterattacks driven off.