16 January 1916

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.]


Sun Rode with Caldecott & Hantley to new shelters. General Morland around. In the mess that night at dinner the C.O. (Colonel J. E. G Groves) provided champagne because he had been awarded the C.M.G & Capt. & Adjutant L. Bengough the M.C. as recognition for the good work of the Bn.


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