23 September

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For events that took place elsewhere in the Great War, see The Great War:23 September.

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 23 September.

1914[edit]

1916[edit]

  • Battalion situated in the front line trenches (Cuinchy Sector) encounters enemy trench mortars and aerial darts in the direction of the 'Brickstacks' during both the morning and afternoon; there is no material damage.[3]
  • Enemy artillery (77mm) fires a number of rounds in the direction of Cuinchy Church at 4pm.[3]
  • The Bombing Officer visits the front line trenches during afternoon and Brigadier General Jardine visits Battalion HQ at 11:45pm.[3]

1917[edit]

  • Battalion situated at Zuydcoote has church parade. Operations Orders are received from Brigade.[4]

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