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28 September

The home of the Lonsdale Battalion 1914-1918
Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 28 September.
For events that took place elsewhere in the Great War, see The Great War:28 September.

1914[edit | edit source]

1916[edit | edit source]

  • Battalion finds working parties[4] for the front line trenches in the Cambrin Sector.[5]
  • At 2:30pm the 97th Brigade carries out a practice with No.2 Squadron RFC in signalling.[5]
  • Battalion, consisting of one officer and two signallers per Company, proceeds to take up a position in the Sailly-Labourse line (Beuvry) at 12 noon. All take part in the practice.[5]

1917[edit | edit source]

  • Battalion relieves the 15th Lancashire Fusiliers as Support Battalion in the Lombardzyde Sector; Battalion HQ in 'Rubber House'.[6]

References / notes[edit | edit source]

Material from Timeline/Chronology of the Lonsdale Battalion (September 1914 - May 1915) are sourced from the DLONS/L/13/13 Lowther Estate Archives. Entries from this timeline are reproduced here with kind permission of Jim Lowther and are not available under the license of this site. Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.

  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/279
  2. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/11
  3. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/278
  4. A group of soldiers (or prisoners) that are assigned to perform manual tasks or duties, for their own or other units.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 11th Battalion War Diary, September 1916
  6. 11th Battalion War Diary, September 1917