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28 March

From the Lonsdale Battalion wiki

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 28 March.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 28 March on The Great War wiki.

1915 (Sunday)

  • Proposal to proceed to Grantham by train on 7 April.[1]

1916 (Tuesday)

  • Dernancourt: Situated in rest billets.
  • Lt-Col. P. W. Machell: Getting short of officers. The regular battalions are always changing, but these North-Country men want to know their officers thoroughly or they count for very little.[2]

1917 (Wednesday)

1918 (Thursday)

  • Battalion moves from the sunken road at Ransart at 8.30am to occupy old trenches in the vicinity of Adinfer Wood.
  • Two companies in rear and two on the right flank. Rear companies move to the front of the wood later in the day.
  • Shelters are dug in the sides of old trenches.
  • Battalion Headquarters is located at the rear.


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