Tag: 9th Bn

15 September 1918

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

Richebourg

Our artillery carried out a shoot on W and N of SHEHERDS REDOUBT.  A patrol of 1 NCO and 2 men proceeded to reconnoitre vicinity of SHEPHERDS REDOUBT and returned with three prisoners.  3 ORs reinforcements joined.

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14 September 1918

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

Richebourg

Day passed quietly.  Patrols were pushed along the Railway towards DE TOULOTTE FM but were drawn driven back by MG fire.  1OR being killed.  A patrol also pushed along NORA TRENCH was bombed by the enemy 2 Officers being wounded and 1 OR., the two officers were 2nd Lieuts E.A. POWELL and E. OLLERENSHAW.

6 September 1918

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

Richebourg

Relief was completed by 12.30 A.M.  Capt G.C. LOWRY wounded.  2nd Lieut MOLYNEUX and Lieut MILBOURNE reported their arrival.  There was considerable shelling during the night with a few gas shells at 4.30 A.M.  At 4.30 A.M. the enemy put down a barrage on our line which lasted until 5.15 A.M.  At 11 A.M. C and D Coy patrols reached SALLY TRENCH SAPPER TRENCH & SALAD TRENCH, meeting no opposition.  Our line now ran as follows: 2 platoons of C Coy. held line 50 yds W of LA BASSEE Road from SALLY to MITZI Trenches thence along MITZI trench to S.11.c.2.3 (Sheet 36 S.W.) 2 platoons D Coy held from S.11.c.2.3. along MITZI trench to about S.16.b.1.7. where the line was continued south by 8th Bn. N. Stafford Regt.  We pushed forward a post to S.17.a.2.7. thick wire preventing further progress.

Casualties for the day 2 O.Rs. Wdd.  4 O.Rs joined for duty today

5 September 1918

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

Locon

Brigade Order No 147 was received at 8 A.M. confirming the above was received.  Coy. Comdrs Conference was held at 10.30 A.M.  The Battn moved off at 3 P.M. and after a halt for tea arrived at WINDY CORNER (S.9.a.6.9. Sheet 36 S.W.) at 7 P.M. where guides were met.  The Battn waited until 7.30 P.M. and then proceeded by Sections up the line to relieve the 8th Battn Notts & Derby Regt.