1 June 1915

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


At 7.30 am: a large portion of the parapet of 47 trench was blown in destroying the telephone dug out and causing several casualties, afterwards ascertained to be 6 killed 6 wounded 2 missing. Regtl. Sappers spent the day in repairing the damage, the work being completed by night-fall.  “A” company relieved “B” company in 47 & 48 , “B” company going to 49.


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