29 October

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 29 October.


  • Enlistments: John Barker (15427 Pte.).
  • General Equipment Indent: 955 short rifles, 953 sword bayonets, 953 scabbards, 5 Webley pistols, 955 bottles of oil, 955 pull-throughs, 12 mirror reflectors, 5 pistol cleaning roads.[1]


  • Battalion situated in Bouzincourt. General parades and working parties[2] for the Royal Engineers.[3]


  • Battalion situated in the Roubrouck Area. Companies at the disposal of Company Commanders.[4]

References / notes[edit]

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 Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.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/13/13/66
  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, October 1916
  4. 11th Battalion War Diary, October 1917