23 August


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 23 August.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 23 August on The Great War wiki.

1916 (Wednesday)

  • The Commanding Officer and Company Commanders leave Bethune at 10:00am to inspect trenches in the Hulluch Sector.
  • The Battalion leaves Bethune at 12 noon to take over billets at Philosophe from the Royal Dublin Fusiliers.
  • The men get the opportunity to bathe.
  • Five officers return from Divisional School.
  • Trench strength at 305 other ranks and 15 officers.

1917 (Thursday)

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