11th Battalion War Diary, February 1916

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  11th Border Regiment (Lonsdale) War Diary Transcriptions (1915—1918)
The National Archives WO/95/2403   
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Place Date Hour Summary of Events
AVELUY
1/2/16
Batt. in reserve. R.E. Fatigues.
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2/2/16
Batt. in reserve. R.E. Fatigues.
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3/2/16
Batt. in reserve. R.E. Fatigues.
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4/2/16
Relief of 17TH H.L.I. postponed owing to a bombardment by our artillery.
F1 Sector
5/2/16
11TH Border Regt. relieved 17TH H.L.I. when returned to AVELUY.

Draft of 20 O.R. received 5/2/16.
Batt. on right: - 8TH SUFFOLKS.
Batt. on left: - 2ND K.O.Y.L.I.
Casualties:- 2 wounded.

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6/2/16
Front very quiet.

Casualty wounded 1, shell shock 1.

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7/2/16
Front very quiet.
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8/2/16
Front very quiet.

6TH NORFOLKS relieved. 8TH SUFFOLKS.
Casualties killed 1,wounded 1.

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9/2/16
Heavy bombardments of left of F1, and F2 subsectors.

Casualties killed 1, wounded 1, shell shock 2.

F1 Sector
10/2/16
Front fairly quiet.

Casualties:- killed 1, wounded 1, shell shock 2.

ALBERT
11/2/16
Front fairly quiet. 17TH H.L.I. relieved 11TH Border Regt in F1 Sector. 11TH Border Regt returned to billets in ALBERT. Casualty: - 1 killed (NCO).
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12/2/16
Working parties for R.E.
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13/2/16
Working parties for R.E.
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14/2/16
Working parties for R.E.
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15/2/16
Working parties for R.E.
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16/2/16
Working parties for R.E.
HEMENCOURT
17/2/16
2nd INNISKILLING FUSILIERS relieved 11TH BORDER REGT in ALBERT. Border Regt billeted in huts in Hemencourt Wood. 96TH Bge relieved 97TH Bge.
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18/2/16
Fatigues.
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19/2/16
Fatigues.
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20/2/16
Fatigues.
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21/2/16
Fatigues.
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22/2/16
Batt took on duty, of readiness to move into reserve, at 6PM 22ND.
HEMENCOURT
23/2/16
Batt on duty.
MILLENCOURT
24/2/16
11TH BORDER REGT and 17TH H.L.I. relieved each other. 11TH BORDER REGT billeted in MILLENCOURT.
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25/2/16
Batt on duty.
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27/2/16
Fatigues.
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28/2/16
Fatigues.
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29/2/16
Fatigues.
[Signed] C.W. Margerison Lt. for Lt-Col:
Cmdg: 11TH Border Regt.

References / notes[edit]

  • National Archives Catalogue Reference: WO/95/2403
  • The transcription above is available under the National Archives Open Government Licence for public sector information.