The Lonsdales move to Brigade Camp at Prees Heath, Shropshire, (124th Brigade). The people of Carlisle give a mighty send off. Bands play and crowds cheer all the way along the rail lines to Oxenholme.
Maisinieres: Training the Cadre[note 1] in their duties and waiting for 328th U.S. Infantry Regiment to arrive.[note 2]
↑The Battalion war diary states that at midnight on 9/10 May, 1918, the 5th Border Regiment and 11th Border Regiment were amalgamated. After amalgamation a training cadre of ten officers and 51 other ranks was formed and retained the Lonsdale title of the 11th Battalion the Border Regiment, which continued as a training cadre until total disbandment on 31 July, 1918. The remaining cadre then joined the 1/5th Border Regiment and the Lonsdale Battalion ceased to exist.
↑Additionally, during the period 13–19 May, 1918, the Lonsdales were under the administration of 198 Infantry Brigade. On 20 May they were transferred to the 199 Infantry Brigade.
↑From the Supplement to The London Gazette, 11th August 1915: Temporary Lieutenant C. W. Fowke, from 9th (Service) Battalion (Pioneers), to be temporary Lieutenant. Dated 21st July, 1915, but with seniority from 2nd November, 1914.
↑From the Supplement to The London Gazette, 1st November 1920: Labour Corps, The undermentioned temp. Capts. relinquish their commissions on completion of service, 2 Nov. 1920, and retain the rank of Capt.: C.W. Fowke.