28 September 1918

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

Trenches

On the morning of the 28th Septr, the 15th Infy Bde moved to the right of the Divisional front, and at 5-15 p.m. advanced without a barrage to the railway on the left of GOUZEACOURT.  “A” Coy, Commanded by Capt R.W. MILLS, was on the left; “C” Coy, Commanded by Capt R.U. BENNETT on the right; with “B” Coy (Lieut G.B. LOCKETT) and “D” Coy (Capt T. GROARKE) in Support.

1st NORFOLKS were on the right; 1st BEDFORDS and 16th WARWICKS in Support.

Machine Gun opposition was encountered from the railway and the hill opposite.

During the night of 28th / 29th, the Bn held a line just in advance of the railway.  They were in touch with 1st DEVONS on the left and 1st NORFOLKS on the right.

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