9 January 1917

Extract from war diary of LCpl Alexander Saunders, 8th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

[In Mesopotamia]

Revielle 3 a.m. Move off about 4AM (without gun fire) Breakfast about 7:30 am

Reserves during our attack. Move off about 6: 15 settled down about 10 pm sleep in open no blankets

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