7th Cheshire Regiment War Diary: 12 Aug 1915 — 2 Comments

  1. Is there any chance you have the words of a poem written about the 7th Cheshires landing at sulva bay. My grans brother was killed there, and she used to recite a poem about the landing. I think it started.. It was on the 10th August 19? The 7th CHESHIRE landed on the banks of sulva bay. They’d had no sleep for hours and badly needed rest, but between the …… Can’t remember anymore did have a copy but I can’t find it anywhere. I think it was in one of the Macclesfield papers at one time.
    Hope you can help or at least point me in the right direction.
    Thankyou Dianne Bailey.

  2. I’m not aware of this poem – the only help I can suggest is to look through the Macclesfield newspapers (available on microfilm in Macclesfield library or hard copy at the Family History Society of Cheshire research rooms at Mobberley) and see if you can find it! I’ll also look out for it while I’m researching the local men who lost their lives.

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