Tag: Oppy

1 September 1917

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

Trenches near Oppy

Usual slight shelling.  Our heavy artillery active on back areas.  Orders for relief received.  Lt. E.J. GROVES rejoined Battalion from Hospital

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21 July 1917

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

Roberts camp near Ecurie

Military Cross awarded to Capt MASON, Capt HORSLEY and 2/Lieut O.C. MARRIS.

Distinguished Conduct Medals awarded to C.S.M. MEACHIN, Sgt MANDERVILLE and Pte TWEMLOW.

The above awards were for good work at OPPY on 28th June 1917.

2/Lieut A. PIERCY joined Battalion.

Regimental “Sing-Song” in Recreation Marquee at 6 p.m.

Weather – very hot.