2 April

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Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 2 April.

1915[edit]

  • Battalion Orders: The Battalion will parade at 9.30am on Tuesday for a route march through Carlisle. Dress, Khaki (as far as possible), Marching order. The transport will not attend. [1]

1916[edit]

  • Battalion situated in the E1 sector near Dernancourt. Front very quiet.[2]
  • A night raid on the German salient is postponed owing to the brightness of the evening.[2]

1917[edit]

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 Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.