18 August

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Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 18 August.

1916[edit]

  • Newspaper article: Wounded Workington Men.[1]
  • Battalion situated in the Cambrin Sector, front line trenches.[2]
  • General Staff Officers visit Battalion HQ in the morning.[2]
  • Very quiet along whole sector during the morning; (hostile) trench mortars are active in the afternoon and evening.[2]
  • The Commanding Officer visits front line trenches in the right sub-sector at 8:45pm; returns 11:30pm.[2]

1917[edit]

  • Battalion moves to Ghyvelde at 9:00am.[3]

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