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1 December

December

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 1 December.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 1 December on The Great War wiki.

1914 (Tuesday)

  • Lt-Col. Machell to Lord Lonsdale: "....greatcoats.... actually received 230...." [1]
  • Lord Lonsdale's reply: "....greatcoat difficulty was not fault of committee but fault of contract being made with company who became insolvent and could not obtain cloth to vary out contracts." [2]
  • Daily returns of rations are issued to 11 sergeants and 239 men.[3]

1915 (Wednesday)

1916 (Friday)

1917 (Saturday)

  • Battalion situated at Wurst Farm, resting the majority of the day then.
  • 8.55pm: The men ready themselves prior to attack.


References

  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/279
  2. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/131
  3. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/102
  4. Workington Star and Harrington Guardian. Published 1 December, 1916.
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