18 October 1916

Extract from the official war diary of the 10th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Holding Hessian trenches to the right of Stuff redoubt

All Companies working as hard as possible carrying up materials in preparation for attack to be carried out by 75th Bde. Considerable artillery activity all day owing to our artillery cutting wire, but very few casualties.

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

Trenches

2am Patrol reported not returned.  At 11:30am 2 men found their way back and reported 2nd Lieut A. GWYNNE-JONES as probably a prisoner, & last seen hung up in German wire

2nd Lieut TAYLOR, reinforcement, reported.  Medical Officer and Major H.J. Dresser, left for Transport to go on leave.

7.30pm 2nd Lieut A. Gwynne-Jones, D.S.O. and Lance-Corporal reported returned.  All patrol now back

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