Thursday 22nd November 1917
Today has seen more German counter-attacks, which have gained some ground. The 8th Bedfords, between Noyelles and Cantaing and in front of Nine Wood, were frequently shelled during the morning.
At 1 pm the enemy launched a determined attack from Fontaine-Notre-Dame towards Anneux. Towards dusk, at four o’clock a few of the enemy appeared to be approaching the Bedfords from a small wood north of Noyelles and were promptly driven off by machine-gun fire.
Meanwhile, the British line has not really moved. Bourlon Wood still remains in enemy hands.