Extract from the official war diary of 6th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment
Unsettled weather, thunder & heavy rain. Situation normal & quiet. 1 OR. to hospital sick.
Informed by Bde that Sgt R.A.WALTON awarded Military Medal for courageous act performed at FESTUBERT May 25th 1916. 6 O.R. wounded shrapnel in GIVENCHY KEEP & in VILLAGE, all to hospital.