- For events that took place elsewhere in the Great War, see The Great War:1 December.
Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 1 December.
- Lt-Col. Machell to Lord Lonsdale: “....greatcoats.... actually received 230....” 
- 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.” 
- Daily returns of rations are issued to 11 sergeants and 239 men.
- Newspaper articles Killed - Sgt. Arthur Hackett and Wounded - L/Cpl. R. Potts & Sgt. J.W. Oglethorpe are published.
- Battalion situated at Berteaucourt involved in training under Company arrangements. Games etc. in the afternoon.
- Deaths: Arthur Carrigan (14926 Pte.) / Richard Potts (16303)
- Battalion situated at Wurst Farm, resting the majority of the day then, at 8.55pm, readies itself prior to attack.
References / notes
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 Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.