15 December

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For events that took place elsewhere in the Great War, see The Great War:15 December.

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 15 December.


  • 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]


  • Battalion situated at Bouzincourt. Four platoons (left half of Battalion) are attached for instruction in the trenches to garrison of F1 sub-sector; four platoons for the F2 sub-sector.[2]
  • Captain L.B. Hogarth is attached for duty C.R.E.,[3] 51st Division.[2]
  • Two other ranks are wounded.[2]



References / notes[edit]

Material from Timeline/Chronology of the Lonsdale Battalion (September 1914 - May 1915) are sourced from the DLONS/L/13/13 Lowther Estate Archives. Entries from this timeline are reproduced here with kind permission of Jim Lowther and are not available under the license of this site. Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.