15 August

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 15 August.



  • Battalion situated in reserve billets at Annequin.[2]
  • At 5:30pm the bombing officer delivers a lecture on intelligence.[2]
  • At 7:00pm 14 other ranks join the Battalion.[2]
  • Half the Battalion have baths and clean clothes are issued to the men.[2]


  • Battalion situated at Bray Dunes involved in training under Company Arrangements; sea bathing in the afternoon.[3]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Soldiers Died in the Great War (1921) cross referenced with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database. Date of death details between the two sources conflict: SDGW (15 August 1914) and CWGC (25 August 1914).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 11th Battalion War Diary, August 1916
  3. 11th Battalion War Diary, August 1917