Tag: 10th Bn

5 October 1917

Extract from war diary of 10th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Beuvry

The Battn relieved the 1st KINGS LIVERPOOL REGT in the right sub:sector of the GIVENCHY SECTOR.  “A” Coy in SUPPORT, “B” “D” & “C” Coys in the FRONT LINE.  “B” & “D” was [sic] holding the GIVENCHY RIDGE, the most important tactical feature in the sector

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26 September 1917

Extract from war diary of 10th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Burbure

Battalion Ceremonial parade in the morning. At 11 AM the Battalion proceeded to the Divisional Fete and horse show (programme attached). Although the Battalion only succeeded in winning one prize (Bomb throwing) everybody spent a very enjoyable day as the Fete was marvellously organized and everything went off without a hitch.

Extract from war diary of 11th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

The Divisional Horse Show and Fete was held at Brigade Headquarters at ALLOUAGNE.

20 August 1917

Extract from war diary of 10th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Dominion Area

Training was carried out under Company arrangements for two hours during the morning. DIVISIONAL PERRIOTS performed tunes in the evening.

About 9.30 pm a BOSCHE PLANE flew over the camp & dropped seven bombs. Three of these fell on the parade ground & two in D Coy lines. Material damage caused nil  but we sustained twenty two casualties:  Capt H.W.W. ROWE. MC & one man being killed and twenty men wounded. The LEWIS GUN on duty seemed unable to pick up the raider.

4 August 1917

Extract from war diary of 10th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Halfway House

The Battalion (less B Company) were relieved by 2 Companies of the 3rd Bn WORCESTERSHIRE REGT at dawn and proceeded, on relief to HALFWAY HOUSE dugouts.  The dispositions of the Battalion after relief were as follows

Bn HQ.  A Coy  D Coy in HALFWAY HOUSE dugouts.   B Coy – LEINSTER STREET    C Coy – WEST STREET.   The remainder of day was spent in cleaning up HALFWAY HOUSE was subjected to gas shells for a short period during the night but it was only necessary to wear Box Respirators for about 5 minutes.