16 September 1916

Extract from the official war diary of the 6th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Beaumont Hamel trenches

All available men engaged to making repairs to trenches as a result of hostile bombardment in reply to our raid.         Enemy shelled Front line and communication trenches with HE, gas shells and Trench mortars at intervals during the day, but without any great effect.

60 OR transferred to No. 174 Tunnelling Coy RE.   3 OR to hospital sick.  7 OR Rejoined.

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