23 December 1916

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)


11 October 1916

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.”

11 September 1916

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


Battalion engaged on trench fatigues.      Light hostile shelling of billets with HE.     No casualties or damage.    2 OR to hospital sick.     2 OR rejoined.

1688 Sgt KELLIE  A and 2933 Pte EYRE awarded MILITARY MEDAL for gallantry and devotion to duty.


10 June 1916

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


Unsettled weather, thunder & heavy rain. Situation normal & quiet. 1 OR. to hospital sick.

Informed by Bde that Sgt R.A.WALTON awarded Military Medal for courageous act performed at FESTUBERT May 25th 1916.  6 O.R. wounded shrapnel in GIVENCHY KEEP & in VILLAGE, all to hospital.