27 August


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 27 August.
For events that took place elsewhere, see our sister project The Great War On This Day

1915 (Friday)

  • The Lonsdales are taken over by the War Office almost one year after it is formed by Lord Lonsdale and an Executive Committee.

1916 (Sunday)

  • Hulluch Sector: At 10:00am a conference is held at Battalion HQ by Brigadier-General Jardine; officers commanding battalions are present.
  • Day very quiet.

1917 (Monday)

  • Battalion moves at 1:30pm to Canada Camp via Bray-Dunes: along the beach past La Panne, then to St Idesbalde and inland to Canada Camp; arrives 6:30pm.

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