18 June 1917

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

In line

4 Other Ranks sent down to Transport for 1st Army Rest Camp.

Capt Mills and 4 Other Ranks sent down for leave.

Slight shelling near “C” Company in Old British Line, Sugar Factory and Bailleul.

Officers patrol examined enemies [sic] wire, found enemy posts and machine gun and encountered enemy patrol.

All Companies at work Consolidating and improving.

Our heavies shelled enemy front line all day.

Much salvage work done.

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