Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 11 January.
- Lt-Col. Machell to Lord Lonsdale: “Received 600 badges with 1000 [?] badges perfect for caps total with depot 1600. Unsuitable for shoulder where usual Border badge must be worn. Suggest hundred extra....to supply officers’ collars if darkened locally.” 
- “An order to equalise the distribution of Rifles, so that each Coy may have 100....Rifles will be handed over clean and in good order.” 
- Inoculations that recommenced on 8 January are to be resumed 12 January.
- Enlistments of the following privates:
- John McGenn (17472)
- W.H. Holliday (17473)
- G.B. McHolm (17474)
- Thomas Kidd (17475)
- Joseph Turner (17476)
- Robert Ross (17477)
- John Kidd (17478)
- J.G. Westgarth (17479)
- A.E. Watson (17480)
- William Little (17481)
- W. Thompson (17482)
- Thomas Bell (17420)
- McLaughlin (17421)
- F.W. Hogg (17422)
- M. Brannan (17482)
- T. Parkinson (17483)
- John Magee (17485)
- Jacob Walker (17486)
- George Bepple (17487)
- J.D. Nicholson (17488)
- John Rutherford (17489)
- Promotions to Sergeant: T.W. Hodgkinson (13320), W. Richardson (13326), A. Moffatt (13685), F. Coates (13247), J.B. Holgate (13446), A.E. Ruddick (13216), J. Smith (13482), S.W. Kirby (13201), G.P. McCumiskey (13277).
- Discharges: William Campbell, Fred Woodburn, Pte. J. Donoghue (13911).
- In the F1 sector near Aveluy. One man is wounded.
- 3 Companies of the Battalion occupies the front line near Serre; one Company remains in Support.
- Enemy actively shells system of trenches.
References / notes
Material from Timeline/Chronology of the Lonsdale Battalion (September 1914 - May 1915) are sourced from the DLONS/L/13/13 Lowther Estate Archives. Entries from this timeline are reproduced here with kind permission of Jim Lowther and are not available under the license of this site. Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.