22 October

October
Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 22 October.
For events that took place elsewhere, see our sister project The Great War On This Day

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.


References

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