28 July

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For events that took place elsewhere in the Great War, see The Great War:28 July.

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 28 July.

1916[edit]

  • Battalion marches to point J.6.a.7.7. for inspection by Gen. Monro, commanding 1st Army.[1]
  • The 14th & 97th Brigades on parade in marching order.[1]
  • The Lonsdales are congratulated by the Army Commander on its smart appearance and steadiness on parade.[1]
  • The Battalion marches back to billets in Bethune.[1]

1917[edit]

  • Battalion situated at Coxyde. 2 Companies on working party[2] during day; 2 Coys on working party during the night.[3]

1918[edit]

  • No war diary event for this day. Most likely to be situated at Abancourt involved in training.
      References & Notes
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 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. 11th Battalion War Diary, July 1917