24 August

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For events that took place elsewhere in the Great War, see The Great War:24 August.

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 24 August.

1916[edit]

  • 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]

1917[edit]

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

1918[edit]

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