22 May


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 22 May.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 22 May on The Great War wiki.

1916 (Monday)

1917 (Tuesday)

  • Domart: Battalion training and recreation.

1918 (Wednesday)

  • The Cadre[a] moves to Buigny. Training commences and continues daily on training area between Tilloy and Montieres in very fine weather.


  1. The Battalion war diary states that at midnight on 9/10 May, 1918, the 5th Border Regiment and 11th Border Regiment were amalgamated. After amalgamation a training cadre of ten officers and 51 other ranks was formed and retained the Lonsdale title of the 11th Battalion the Border Regiment, which continued as a training cadre until total disbandment on 31 July, 1918. The remaining cadre then joined the 1/5th Border Regiment and the Lonsdale Battalion ceased to exist.
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