22 September

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

1914 (Tuesday)[edit | edit source]

  • There are 17 enlistments, mostly to A Company.[1]
  • Major Binning’s copy order to Redmayne’s of Wigton: Please book order for making up & trimming 2000 Jackets & 2000 pairs of Trousers & 8s 9d per set....delivery to be made at 300 suits per week....garments to be....turned out smart and well finished. [2]

1916 (Friday)[edit | edit source]

  • Battalion situated in the front line trenches (Cuinchy Sector).
  • The Commanding Officer visits the front line trenches during morning; the day is comparatively quiet.

1917 (Saturday)[edit | edit source]

  • The Lonsdales leave La Panne by sea route for Zuydcoote and takes over from 1/4th King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/8
  2. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/111
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 September), 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 Please do not publish these events without prior permission from the Lowther Estate.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.