23 September


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

1914 (Wednesday)

1916 (Saturday)

  • Battalion is 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.
  • Enemy artillery (77mm) fires a number of rounds in the direction of Cuinchy Church at 4pm.
  • The Bombing Officer visits the front line trenches during afternoon and Brigadier General Jardine visits Battalion HQ at 11:45pm.

1917 (Sunday)

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


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