25 December 1915

Extract from the war diary of Joseph Norton, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Xmas. I had a very good time of it and got a very good dinner ready for the officers.

Extract from the official war diary of 10th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

PLOEGSTEERT

A fairly fine day. Work as usual. No attempt at fraternising was made by Enemy who on the contrary were rather more vicious than usual. More heavy firing during night.

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

8.30am Battalion working on Trenches till 11 am.

11am Divine Service.

1pm Commanding Officer visited men at dinners.  Geese, Turkey, Plum Pudding, Oranges and Nuts were provided Regimentally.

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