Tag: Cheshire Regiment

12 August 1918

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

Support trenches, Locon sector

A quiet day working parties were supplied at night.  The enemy sent a few gas shells over during the early hours of the morning causing 6 O.R. casualties.


8 August 1918

Extract from war diary of 4th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment


Interior Economy & washing cleaning up etc.   French Decorations presented. To Following were Decorated

Lieut B.A.R. JONES (Citation d’Armée).

Croix de GUERRE

Lieut CJ PARR       –               do –

Lieut J. STELFOX  –               do –

& 4 Other Ranks Croix de Guerre (Citation de Corps d’LArmée)

Major EW MORRIS rejoined & assumed Command of Battalion.

7 August 1918

Extract from war diary of 2nd Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment


The following officers and O. Rs. were “Mentioned in despatches” for gallant conduct and distinguished services rendered during the period from 21st Septr. ’17 to 28 Feb. ’18.

Capn. (A/Major) L. K. V. Brown (R.E.R) attd. 2 Bn. Ches. Regt.

Capn. (A/Major) N. R. Freeman, M. C.,

Lieut. (A/Capt). R. King-Smith, D. S. O., M. C.,

No.7546 Sgt. G. Grant,

No. 28121 Cpl. R. T. Hodson

(Authy: Extracts from 5th supplement to the London Gazette d/- 5.6.18