Tag: training

16 August 1918

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


Training in BOIS ST ACAIRE Area.   Left Billets 6.30 am returned 4.30 pm

Lunch was taken in the field.  Grouping and rapid practices fired by whole Battalion.   Bayonet Fighting & physical Drill.   Tactical Exercises.  Officers and NCOs attended lecture & demonstration at 7th Squadron RAF

C.O. visited II Corps School at MILLAIN, in the afternoon Brigade Courses of Instruction as for Yesterday


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.