13 August


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 13 August.
For events that took place elsewhere, see our sister project The Great War On This Day

1916 (Sunday)

  • Day is generally quiet. At 4:30am a bombing group in no.1 sap hears movement south of the sap when 6 men (Germans) appear.
  • One of the enemy throws a bomb amongst our men who at once reply driving the enemy away.
  • At 5:00pm the enemy explodes a mine near the 'Hohenzollern Redoubt'.
  • At 7:30pm the Officer Commanding the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry visits Battalion HQ.

1917 (Monday)

  • Battalion spends the day cleaning up billets at Ooste Dunkerque. Inspection by the Deputy Assistant Director Medical Services.

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