Extract from war diary of 9th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment
Training during morning. Relief of the 8th Loyal North Lancs. in the trenches commenced at 8 p.m. A few odd details of signallers etc. went up before, one unfortunately got caught by salvo of 5.9s between the LE BIZET church and MOTOR CAR CORNER, 2 killed and 4 wounded out of 8.
Relief was completed by 11.30 pm. Sector taken over extended from S. of PLOEGSTEERTE WOOD to RIVER LYS. Coys from N to S – A. B. C. D. Battalion headquarters at SURREY FME. near LE TOQUET station. Quiet night