Extract from war diary of 5th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment
The battalion has been employed for the last few days as follows, A Coy and C Coy on SOUTHERN C.T (N 18 b & O 13 a) B Coy on SHIKAR trench and EGRET trench (N 24 c & d and O 19 c) D Coy under 168 Inf. Bde on a new fire trench and communication trenches to it in O 20 a & c. Weather conditions have been bad on the whole.
LT and Q.M A BLYTHEN, SEC LT O.K.S LAUGHARNE and SEC LT H.E. RATCLIFFE returned