10 August

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 10 August.
For events that took place elsewhere, see our sister project The Great War On This Day

1916 (Thursday)

  • Battalion situated in the Cambrin Sector takes over the front line trenches in the right of the sub-sector.
  • Lonsdales relieve the 17th Highland Light Infantry at 2pm; the relief is carried out successfully without any casualties.
  • The 16th Kng's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry relieves the Lonsdales in the support line.
  • At 9:00pm Major Chamberlayne visits the trenches and the Commanding Officer at 1:00am.
  • During the day, trench mortars are very active both hostile and our own; a machine gun being buried.

1917 (Friday)

  • Battalion moves from Coxyde to Oost Dunkerque at 10:00am.

1918 (Saturday)

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