28 April 1916

Extract from the official war diary of 1st Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Weather fine, activity during the day, normal.  It is considered probable that the enemy may blow a mine in front of centre of 95 trench and these trenches are evacuated.  The mine was not blown.  Bn relieved by the 1st BEDFORDS in J.2. front line.  Relief completed 9.20 p.m.  Bn goes into J.2. support.  “B” Coy Coy[sic] (Capt. C.C. Patterson in billets in ARRAS.  Headqrs, A C & D Coys remained in the trenches.


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