22 November

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For events that took place elsewhere in the Great War, see The Great War:22 November.

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 22 November.




  • Battalion situated in billets at Mailly-Maillet. The previous day's rescue party under Captain Hunter returns at 4.30am. Two other men from cut-off party manage to get through and report that Captain Welch and his forward party are still holding out in a portion of 'Frankfort Trench.'[3]
  • Another rescue party is formed, composed of Lonsdale and Highland Light Infantry men. The party moves to trenches near 'Wagon Road' to hold itself in readiness before assistance in case Captain Welch and his men try to break through.[3]
  • Deaths: George Albert Haines (27756 Pte.).[4]


  • Battalion leaves 'Road Camp' at 2.10pm and marches to Poperinghe where it entrains at 3.55pm for Irish farm. The Lonsdales reach Hill Top Farm at 6pm.[5]
  • Deaths: Edward Danson (3848 Pte.).[4]

References / notes[edit]

Material from Timeline/Chronology of the Lonsdale Battalion (September 1914 - May 1915) are sourced from the DLONS/L/13/13 Lowther Estate Archives. Entries from this timeline are reproduced here with kind permission of Jim Lowther and are not available under the license of this site. Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.