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21 October


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

1914 (Wednesday)

  • One man is recruited at Kirkbampton, three men at Orton and 22 men at Causewayhead.[1]
  • Heights of recruits recorded. Chest measurement varied between 32” and 40”.[2]

1916 (Saturday)

  • Battalion leaves Longuevillete at 8am in full marching order. Arrives Herissat 1.45pm.
  • Parade of bombers for live grenade throwing.

1917 (Sunday)

  • Battalion situated at Teteghem. Church Parade at 10.30am.


  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/279
  2. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/12
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