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22 October

From the Lonsdale Battalion wiki

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

1914 (Thursday)

  • Two men are recruited at Bromfield, another two at Caldbeck and 13 at Devonshire Street.[1]
  • General Equipment Indent: 10 felling axes, 20 bill hooks, 10 pick axes, 10 general service shovels, 10 spades, 6 wedge sawyers, 12 latrine screens, 12 birch brooms, 50 latrine buckets, 2 bundles latrine paper.[2]

1915 (Friday)

1916 (Sunday)

  • Herissat: Parade in the morning.
  • Instruction on bombing and live grenade throwing undertaken in the afternoon.
  • Commanding officer, Colonel Girdwood, rejoins the Battalion along with six other ranks.

1917 (Monday)

  • Teteghem: Companies and Battalion HQ carry out 6 mile route march (independently) in full marching order, commencing 9am.


  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/279
  2. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/66
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