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Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 25 December.

1914[edit]

1915[edit]

  • Battalion situated at Bouzincourt have Church Parade. 'A' Company proceeds to billets in Aveluy where they are involved in fatigue duties[2] for 97th Brigade Headquarters.[3]

1916[edit]

  • Battalion situated at Puchevillers. Holy Communion at 9am and 12pm. Games for remainder of day.[4]

1917[edit]

  • Battalion situated at 'Siege Camp' where, during the morning, Companies are at the disposal of Company Commanders.[5]
  • Battalion attends a burial service of Capt. J. Cook Gray, M.C., during afternoon.[5]

1918[edit]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Workington Star and Harrington Guardian, published 25 December, 1914.
  2. Fatigue duty is the employment of manual labour assigned to military men that does not necessitate the use of weaponry.
  3. 11th Battalion War Diary, November to December 1915
  4. 11th Battalion War Diary, December 1916
  5. 5.0 5.1 11th Battalion War Diary, December 1917
  6. Soldiers Died in the Great War (1921) cross referenced with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database.