Extract from the diary of Lt B H Gregg, 5th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment
[Lt Gregg joined up in August 1914 in Chester. He survived the war and died aged 102 in Canada.]
Digging all day. Moved to VAUX. An affair of outposts on CURLU MARSH. 2nd Lieut. VERNON killed and a young German captured from the 12th Company 12th BAVARIAN REGIMENT.