15 July 1917

Extract from war diary of 9th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

“C” Coy. relieved the Coy. of the 9th Welch.  The Bn. now held the line with three coys in front and one in reserve.  The enemies [sic] artillery was very active, shelling the front areas and their communications.  The delivery of rations was delayed, but never for long.  A carrying party of 100 men, supplied to the Bn. by the 9th Worcester, for carrying stores etc.  This party suffered 18 Casualties during the night


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