29 August

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Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 29 August.

1916[edit]

  • A bombardment of the enemy's lines is carried out at 4:20pm by Allied Field Guns: 4.5 Howitzers, medium and light trench mortars and rifle grenades batteries.[1]
  • The bombardment lasts for 30 mins with very little retaliation. The German trenches are badly damaged.[1]
  • From 4:30pm to 10:30pm it rains very heavily causing some damage to the Lonsdales trenches and dug-outs.[1]

1917[edit]

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