18 November 1916

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

Billets

Football match, Cheshires V 15th M.G. Coy.  Lost 3-0.  Weather wet and windy.

Col. ALLASON, D.S.O. and Officers 1st Bedfords, came to dinner.

Usual training programme.

 Extract from the diary of Norman Hughes, “B” Coy, 1/4th Cheshire Regiment 53rd (Welsh) Division [Norman Hughes came from Neston]

Sinai Peninsula

“Nothing great is easy.”

I am very sick in the night and in the morning have dysentery very bad. Drink nothing all day long and eat only a very little chocolate.

Could not eat any dinner at evening but manage to get to the concert later on

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