25 July

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 25 July.


  • Battalion parades for drill in the morning under Company arrangements. Gas helmet and iron ration inspection in the afternoon.[1]
  • "Private John Bardgett has not been heard of since the engagement (July 1st). According to Private Hogg of Appleby, he was wounded in both legs." [2]
  • "Private John W. Pillans (married), Hodgson's Lane, Stanwix, formerly employed by Messrs. Little and Ballantyne has been killed in action." [2]


  • Battalion working parties[3] laying pipe line during day at Bray-Dunes.[4]


      References & Notes
  1. 11th Battalion War Diary, July 1916
  2. 2.0 2.1 Published in the Carlisle Journal, Tuesday 25 July 1916.
  3. A group of soldiers (or prisoners) that are assigned to perform manual tasks or duties, for their own or other units.
  4. 11th Battalion War Diary, July 1917
  5. 11th Battalion War Diary, July 1918