11 May 1916

Extract from the official war diary of 11th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Neuville Saint Vaaste

Quiet yesterday, enemy  registered with Rifle Grenades on 0.63 and 0.65 and in reply to our between 9.00 & 12 midnight sent over about 25, obtaining one direct hit, unfortunately knocking out one of our machine guns

Bombing officer arranged a small strafe from saps in 0.63 which was entirely successful.  Weather today (11th) fine but cloudy


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