27 July

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 27 July.


  • Battalion situated in billets at Bethune where they parade for physical drill and rifle exercises in the morning; afternoon is devoted to cleaning up of equipment etc.[1]


  • Battalion situated at Coxyde. Two Compaies on working party[2] digging cable trenches.[3]
  • Battalion moves to Camp Jean Bart at 3:30pm; two Companies on night working party.[3]


  • No war diary event for this day. Most likely at Abancourt involved in training.
      References & Notes
  1. 11th Battalion War Diary, July 1916
  2. A group of soldiers (or prisoners) that are assigned to perform manual tasks or duties, for their own or other units.
  3. 3.0 3.1 11th Battalion War Diary, July 1917