17 October

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Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 17 October.

1914[edit]

1916[edit]

  • Battalion leaves Monchy Breton at 7am in full marching order. Arrives Moncheaux at 3pm.[5]

1917[edit]

  • Battalion situated at Teteghem. 'A', 'B' & 'D' Companies at disposal of Company Commanders for physical drill and musketry training during morning.[6]
  • 'C' Company on 6 mile route march. Recreation in the afternoon.[6]

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 Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.