10 December

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 10 December.
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1914 (Thursday)

1915 (Friday)

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

1916 (Sunday)

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

1917 (Monday)

  • Battalion situated at Dambre Camp involved in training.


  1. The Lonsdales remain in the 124th Infantry Brigade until 16 March 1915, when they are transferred to the 112th Brigade, under Brigadier-General Mackenzie.
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