11th Battalion War Diary, January 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
1/1/16 to 6/1/16
R.E. Fatigues.
F1 Sector
7/1/16
11TH BORDER REGT relieved 17TH H.L.I. in F1 Sector. Casualty 1 man wounded.[1]
F1 Sector
8/1/16
Day quiet.
F1 Sector
9/1/16
Day quiet.
F1 Sector
10/1/16
Day quiet.
F1 Sector
11/1/16
Casualty. 1 man wounded.
F1 Sector
12/1/16
Day quiet.
F1 Sector
13/1/16
Casualty. 1 man wounded.
F1 Sub-sector
14/1/16
Front quiet. The 17TH H.L.I. relieved the Border Regt.

Border Regt. Returned to rest billets at BOUZINCOURT.[2]

BOUZINCOURT
15/1/16 to 20/1/16
Battalion in rest billets at BOUZINCOURT.
F1 Sub-sector
21/1/16
Battalion returned to F1 sector.

Batt. on right 8TH Suffolks.
Batt. on right 2ND KOYLI.

F1 Sub-sector
22/1/16
Enemy artillery active.

Casualties, Wounded 1 officer, 2 men, Killed 1 man.[3]

F1 Sub-sector
23/1/16
Day quiet.
F1 Sub-sector
24/1/16
Day quiet.
F1 Sub-sector
25/1/16
Our artillery bombarded the MOUND with good results.

1 man wounded (self-inflicted).

F1 Sector
26/1/16
Day quiet.
F1 Sector
27/1/17
Our artillery bombarded new gun emplacement.
F1 Sector
28/1/16
17TH H.L.I. relieved 11TH BORDER REGT in F1 sector.

11TH BORDER REGT went back to billets at AVELUY. Casualty 1 man killed.

AVELUY
29/1/16
R.E. Fatigues. At 6.55PM 8 shell fell in AVELUY.
AVELUY
30/1/16
R.E. Fatigues.
AVELUY
31/1/16
R.E. Fatigues.

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.
  1. Remarks: Batt on right 8th NORFOLKS. Batt on left 2ND KOYLI.
  2. Remarks: C Coy. Border Regt. Rest billets at AVELUY.
  3. Remarks: Officer died evening 22nd.