10 March

March

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 10 March.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 10 March on The Great War wiki.

1915 (Wednesday)

  • Battalion Orders: Arrangements having been made for 4 Officers and 16 NCO’s per....company to undergo a modified preliminary course of musketry at Burgh-on-Sands....cold luncheon to be carried in haversacks, Greatcoats carried in packs or worn....will arrange for the 10 Service Rifles to be handed over....and for 15 rounds per man to be issued. Preference will be given ... who have never previously fired any course of Musketry.[1]
  • Battalion orders: The Miniature Range will be at the disposal of....for the purpose of firing any casuals or bad shots in application practice.[1]
  • J. Lowry (13650) and R. Hogg (13746) of B Company are in detention and are forefather their pay for absence.[2]
  • Enlistment to E Company: G. Irwin (19436).[2]

1916 (Friday)

1917 (Saturday)

  • Battalion situated in the Support Intermediate Line (Kuropatkin).
  • Raid decided on from from previous day's discussion and a party of volunteers are chosen.
  • The party withdraws out of the line to Beaucourt to practice for the raid.

1918 (Sunday)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/136
  2. 2.0 2.1 Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/137
  3. Workington Star and Harrington Guardian. Published 10 March, 1916.
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