13 September

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 13 September.


  • Brigadier General Jardine conducts a tour of the rear line and machine gun positions with officers commanding the battalions of the 97th Brigade.[1]
  • The day is comparatively quiet with only a few hostile trench mortars falling near the Lonsdale's front line doing no damage.[1]
  • There is very active hostile machine gun fire during the evening.[1]


References / notes[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 11th Battalion War Diary, September 1916
  2. A group of soldiers (or prisoners) that are assigned to perform manual tasks or duties, for their own or other units.
  3. 11th Battalion War Diary, September 1917