22nd December 1916

Extract from the official war diary of the 11th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

METEREN

The battalion was relieved by the 8th Border Regt and moved into reserve at LE ROMARIN.    The following day was spent in bathing and a certain amount of training was carried out during the period.   A draft of 93 O.R. joined on this date.   On the 25th a fine performance was given at the Brigade Cinema Theatre to the battalion and on the 26th a regimental concert was held and on the 27th a performance was given by the Divisional Pierrot troupe.   The semi-final and final of the football competition started in September at AGENVILLE was completed were played the final being won by “A” Coy.

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1 December 1916

Extract from the official war diary of the 11th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Meteren

The battalion was relieved by the 8th Border Rgt and returned to dugouts in the RED LODGE area. The afternoon of this day and the morning of the second was spent by the battalion in bathing. The following day was spent in cleaning up and inspection of arms, equipment etc. On the 4th the billets were handed over to the 14th Royal Irish Rifles of the 36th Division.