31 July 1916

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

Mametz

Battn. in bivouacs.  Orders received to go into support in DELVILLE WOOD.  At 7.30 p.m. enemy heavily shelled POMMIER ridge.  Capt. and Adjt. W.L. READ was wounded.  The Battn. moved up to DELVILLE WOOD 8.30 p.m.  A draft of 70 other ranks joined the Battn.

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