The home of the Lonsdale Battalion and the Border Regiment in the First World War
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- Approval of the Army Council is given (War Office letter No. 20/Gen. No./3162 (A.G.1) and an Executive Committee is formed.
- Earl of Lonsdale and the Executive Committee decide to raise the "Lonsdale Battalion" in three detachments: Carlisle, Kendal and Workington.
- In reserve line billets (Harley Street). Finds working parties  for the front line trenches and Royal Engineers.
- In the front line. Encounters a raid on 'C' Company's lines about 3:30am with one other rank killed and one wounded.
- Heavy hostile bombardment on left sub-sector (St. Georges and Lombardzyde) during the afternoon.
- One enemy soldier, who is wounded during raid on 'C' Company, is brought into 11th Border's lines.
- Deaths: Fred Clancey (28832 Pte.).
References / notes
- There were four companies in the three detachments: A and B Companies from East and North Cumberland were based at Blackhall Racecourse in Carlisle, C Company from Westmorland was based at Kendal, and D Company from West Cumberland was based at Workington.
- A group of soldiers (or prisoners) that are assigned to perform manual tasks or duties, for their own or other units.
- 11th Battalion War Diary, September 1916
- 11th Battalion War Diary, September 1917
- Soldiers Died in the Great War (1921) cross referenced with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database.