5 May 1915

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

Casemates in YPRES

Called out at 8 pm: to move up to support the trenches; Hill 60, trenches 40, 43 & 45 occupied by the enemy – Arrived Larch Wood at Railway Cutting at about 10.20 am, drove some of the enemy from vicinity of LARCH WOOD and 41 & 42 support Trenches. In the evening Bn: occupied trenches as follows – “A” Company in LARCH WOOD, “B” Coy in 42, with one platoon in 40, “C” Coy in 41 less one platoon in DUMP, “D” Company with Bedfords and Norfolks. The K.O.S.B. attacked Hill 60 but without success.

Lt. Colonel Scott killed

Captain Woodyer wounded

“       Savage         “

2/Lieut   Pym              “

Lieut     May              “


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