24 August

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 24 August.


  • Battalion leaves Philosophe at 11:00am for support trenches in Hulluch Sector relieving the Royal Irish Rifles; relief is complete at 1:30pm.[1]
  • Allied aeroplanes very active during afternoon and evening over German lines.[1]
  • Trench strength at 15 officers and 305 other ranks.[1]


  • 'B' and 'D' Companies practice 'Rapid Consolidation'; 'A' and 'C' Companies in musketry and firing. Sports in the afternoon.[2]


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