20 December

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Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 20 December.

1916[edit]

  • Battalion situated at Puchevillers. Some men involved in sniping and Lewis gun course; remainder parade for Battalion drill under Commanding Officer. Afternoon spent in Company training.[1]

1917[edit]

  • Battalion moves from 'Wurst Farm' into front line and relieves 17th Highland Light Infantry; relief is quiet and completes at 12 midnight. Casualties 4 other ranks.[2]

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