22 June

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 22 June.
For events that took place elsewhere in the Great War, see The Great War:22 June.

1916 (Thursday)[edit | edit source]

  • Battalion moves to billets at Bouzincourt; arrives 12:30am on 23 June.

1917 (Friday)[edit | edit source]

  • Ooste-Dunkerque: Battalion involved in training under Company Commanders. Recreation day.

1918 (Saturday)[edit | edit source]

  • Battalion Cadre proceeds by mach route to Doullens, staging[1] as follows:-
    • Night of 22/23 June [1+9]: 2 Companies to Oneux, 2 Coysto Coulonvillers.
    • Night of 23/24 June: 2 Companies to Heuzecourt, 2 Companies to Le Meillard marching with 3rd and 2nd Battalion of the 105 Infantry Regiment respectively.
  1. To march in stages to a specified location including a series of stopover points: staging at Oneux, Couloy Villers etc.
Various sources contemporary to the war have been used to compile The Lonsdale Battalion On This Day. The majority of the events shown on this day (22 June), including any supplementary notes, enlistments and statistical data etc., have been primarily sourced from the Lonsdale Battalion War Diary (November 1915 to June 1918), Record of the XIth (Service) Battalion (Lonsdale) and abridged material from Timeline and Chronology of the Lonsdale Battalion (September 1914 - May 1915), which are sourced from the original DLONS/L/13/13 Lowther Estate Archives. Events from that chronology are reproduced here with kind permission of Jim Lowther (2016). They are identified and referenced separately by their unique DLONS numbers. Please do not publish these events without prior permission from the Lowther Estate. All casualty names, numbers, ranks, date of deaths and places of burial/commemoration have been sourced from Soldiers Died in the Great War 1914-19, Volume 39, The Border Regiment and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database respectively.