Extract from the official war diary of 2nd Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment
Battalion Exercise. Parade at 1 pm. Route March via SERRES ROAD to 48.8 – 43 (Ref Map 1 – 50,000). Advanced for attack against our trenches by daylight. Attack unable to approach within 1000 yds by Daylight, waits till night and then advances to position for assault & entrenches. Pack Animals taken.