21 November


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 21 November.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 21 November on The Great War wiki.

1916 (Tuesday)

  • Battalion is situated in billets at Mailly-Maillet.
  • Sergeant Major Johnstone and Private Dixon report having broken through the German line at 'Munich Trench' (from 'Frankfort Trench') stating that some of the Lonsdales and Highland Light Infantry are still holding a portion of 'Frankfort Trench'.
  • Under Brigade orders a rescue party is formed of Lonsdale and 16th H.L.I. men to assist Captain Welch and his cut off party in returning.
  • Rescue party moves up after dark under Captain Hunter. The party are unable to do anything due to conditions being against them.

1917 (Wednesday)

  • Battalion is situated at 'Road Camp' involved in training.

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