29 April 1915

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

Bn in Brigade Reserve – ½  Bn: working party during the night. At about 5.30 pm: the dug outs were shelled by a heavy gun, and from S.W. direction, causing 28 casualties (11 killed 15 wounded).  Moved after dark into casemates in ramparts of YPRES and ECOLE DE BIENFAISANCE just outside – ½ battalion in each, and headquarters at the school. ½ bn working party. 2/Lt Richardson slightly wounded.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s