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15 December


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 15 December.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 15 December on The Great War wiki.

1914 (Tuesday)

  • Letter to Lt-Col. Machell from Wilson, Jesper & Co. tailors of Carlisle: "We shall esteem it a favour if you will release Sergeant Jackson from his duties with the Lonsdale Battalion at the end of this week. Our wish that he may be relieved from his duty is not dictated by unpatriotic motives but is solely due to the fact that we require him to be back to business previous to the rush which we always experience during the Christmas and New Year holidays." [1]

1915 (Wednesday)

  • Bouzincourt. Eight platoons from left half Battalion are attached for instruction in the trenches (garrison duty).[a]
  • Captain L.B. Hogarth is attached for duty Commanding Royal Engineers.
  • Two other ranks are wounded.

1916 (Friday)

1917 (Saturday)


  1. Four platoons garrison the F1 sub-sector; four garrison the F2 sub-sector. The right half Battalion carried out the same duty on 13 December.


  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/29
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