14 September

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 14 September.
For events that took place elsewhere, see our sister project The Great War On This Day

1916 (Thursday)

  • Battalion Commanding Officer visits the front line trenches and Company HQ in the Cuinchy Sector during morning.
  • At 7:00pm hostile aerial darts and minenwerfers[note 1] are fired in the direction of brickstacks searching for Stokes (trench mortar) gun positions.

1917 (Friday)


  1. A class of German short range mortars developed around 1908-1909, used extensively during the First World War.
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