10 December

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 10 December.



  • Situated at Molliens-au-Bois. Eight men per platoon practice in the use of live hand grenades under instruction of Lieut. Kemp (Manchester Regiment).[2]
  • Remainder of the Battalion is occupied with inspections, close order drill and short route marches.[2]


  • Battalion situated at Berteaucourt, parading on football ground at 10am with inspection by General Fanshaw, commanding 5th Corps.[3]


  • Battalion situated at 'Dambre Camp' involved in training.[4]

References / notes[edit]

  1. The Lonsdales remain in the 124th until 16 March 1915, when they are transferred to the 112th Brigade, under Brigadier-General Mackenzie.
  2. 2.0 2.1 11th Battalion War Diary, November to December 1915
  3. 11th Battalion War Diary, December 1916
  4. 11th Battalion War Diary, December 1917