19 May 1917

Extract from war diary of 1st Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Arleux

2/Lt C.G. Edwards & 1 OR proceeded on leave.

Battalion in same position.  A quiet day with considerable aeroplane activity and some shelling after dark when battalion was employed in improving and completing firing line trench, wiring in front of it and deepening communication trench.  Salvage was also done.

Weather fine with sun.

Casualties O.R’s 1 died of wounds.

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