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7 May 1918

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

Estmont

Battalion engaged on interior economy and bathing.

4 OR Sick

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6 May 1918

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

DICKEBUSCH LAKE

The morning was very wet and it was difficult to keep the men dry.  Baths were obtained for all in the afternoon.  The Brigade was now in Divisional Reserve and all units were under half an hours notice to move

10 March 1918

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

Support line

ROTONDA BIDASIO

“C” Coy bathing in the morning and working in afternoon.

“A” and “D” Coys working in the morning.  “D” Coy bathing in afternoon.

2/Lieut A.M. LEWIS and 17 O.R’s proceeded to ENGLAND on leave.

Heavy hostile shelling at 10 a.m.  “A” Coy having 8 casualties, 3 killed and 5 wounded.

Hostile bombardment of Bn H.Q and “A” Coy billets at 5-45 p.m.

27 December 1917

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

Le Wast

Battalion in training.   Inspections:  March discipline:   Fire discipline:   Bayonet fighting:   Battalion drill and ceremonial.

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

6 OR to hospital sick.  12 OR Rejoined.

There were no parades, the day being spent in resting and cleaning up.  All available men had a bath and clean change.