ON THE WESTERN FRONT.
A FRENCH ADVANCE.
PARIS, March 29 A French communique states : our troops after intense artillery preparation, vigorously attacked the Avocourt Wood and captured south eastern horn thereof to a depth of 300 metres, and also an important small post which the Germans had strongly fortified. A violent German counter attack with recently arrived troops was completely repulsed with heavy losses. Another French attack was delivered in conjunction with foregoing, and progressed North of Avocourt.
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ON THE WESTERN FRONT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3532, 31 March 1916