29 July 1918

Extract from war diary of 4th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

OULCHY LE CHATEAU

02.00 Arrived BOIS DE BAILLETTE taking up position about 812.782

04.30 Orders received to proceed to VERS SOISSONS  Railway in Support of 101 BDE and be prepared to operate in Northerly or Easterly Direction.

08.00 Moved to Railway Embankment Just West CHATEAU THIERRY ROAD

2.0pm Moved  over to BOIS DE MONTCEAU taking up position from N.E. corner of wood to GRAND ROZOY. All Coys & Bn HQ in the Line. Heavy Shelling M.G. & rifle fire. Bn. distributed in shell craters.

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