2 October 1915

Extract from the official war diary of the 2nd Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

TRENCHES HOHENZOLLERN REDOUBT

5 am

The enemy bombarded the two Companies holding the WEST FACE of the HOHENZOLLERN REDOUBT with Bombs trench Mortars and Aerial Torpedos.  Bombardment was continued throughout the day.

Midnight

No 1 Company supported the Suffolk Regiment in an attack on the NORTH WEST FACE of the REDOUBT.  Attack failed.  Captain Ogden (Durham L.I.) and 2/Lieut RAIKES were wounded.  2ndLieut COLE rejoined Battalion on having completed a course in the use of the LEWIS Gun.  Two LEWIS guns were brought with him into the REDOUBT.

Enemy continued bombardment throughout the night.

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