To commemorate 100 years since the Great War the Cheshire Military Museum Archive Team have created a Blog using the Cheshire Regiments Great War diaries. Keep checking into the blog to see the diary extracts that show what was happening 100 years ago.
Extract from the official war diary of the 9th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment
Training and recreation as above, the following have been awarded the Military Medal for “Bravery in the Field” 18113 Sgt. A.C.B. Clarke, 11134 C.S.M. A.B. Fernley, 12728 C.Q.M.S. Dawson F. 12478 Sgt Higginbotham C. 11828 L/C Smith H.P. (since Killed in Action)
Extract from the official war diary of the 2nd Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment
‘C’ Coy was relieved at NEVOLJEN by ‘B’ Coy and returned to Bn. H. Q.
Military Medal conferred on No. 9361 Pte. Jones for gallantry in rescuing 2/Lt. Gurteen wounded in the retirement from NEVOLJEN on the 10th Sept 1916 when attached to 2/N. Fus.
Extract from 84th Bde Wire – “The Corps Commander has much pleasure in conferring the Military Medal for act of Bravery on the following:- No. 9361 Pte. Jones, 2/Bn. The Cheshire Regt.The Corps Commander wishes to be conveyed to above his congratulations and thanks for good services rendered.”