Extract from the official war diary of 1st Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment
Battalion working on entrenchments.
Captain A. J. Gateley, 2/Lieuts. P. Gell, T. S. Hindley, P. D. Kissack, A. C. Lace, S. L. Quine, 16th Liverpool Regt. and 210 other ranks (Manxmen) joined the Battalion from England. Being complete in every detail as a Company, they were kept together and formed No. 1 Company. Officers, WOs, N.C.Os & men of old No. 1 Company were transferred to Nos. 2, 3 and 4 Companies