26 August

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Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 26 August.

1916[edit]

  • Battalion situated in the Hulluch Sector. At 10:30am the Commanding Officer visits the 17th Highland Light Infantry Battalion HQ.[1]
  • At 2:00pm the Commanding Officer visits the front line trenches which will be taken over by the Battalion on 28 August. Day very quiet.[1]
  • Deaths: Oswald Dixon (15117 Pte.).[2]

1917[edit]

  • The Lonsdales bathe at Divisional baths - Pont de Ghyvelde.[3]
  • Major T.F. Tweed takes over command of the Battalion.[3]

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