Tag: 6th Bn

8 July 1918

Extract from war diary of 6th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

CLAIRMARAIS

During the morning the Battalion took over other bivouac billets in the forest.

Remainder of the day devoted to interior economy and generally cleaning up.

4 Officers reconnoitred battle positions at MONTS DES CATS.

4 OR. Hospital Sick.    3 OFF. & 24 OR. Reinforcements joined.

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6 July 1918

Extract from war diary of 6th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Pont Remy

9-30am. to 12-30pm.   Company and Specialist Training.

During the afternoon Mr Lloyd George, Lord Milner, Mr. Hughes and G.O.C. 4th. Army visited the American Troops using the Rifle Range in camp grounds afterwards conversing with the men of our Battalion.

6 OR. Hospital Sick.   2 OR. Reinforcements joined.

26 May 1918

Extract from war diary of 6th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Battalion proceeded by train from Etaples at 3pm. and travelled till 7pm the following day, arriving in the area of FRISMES, which was found to be occupied by the enemy.  At this time considerable E.A. attacked the train with bombs and machine gun fire, and also an advanced enemy outpost was seen firing a machine gun on the train.   A party went out and attacked the outpost, who surrended and were brought back.   The train was then reversed and returned through the French outpost line to FERE en TARDENOISE, the Battalion detraining there about midnight and resting in the wood.   At 8am the 28th. the Bn entrained for LA FERTE MILON, remaining there till 6pm when they again entrained and arrived at DORMANS at 2am. 29th May. Proceeding immediately by route march to ROMIGNY and reporting to 9th Corps and being attached to the 8th Division.