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2 April

From the Lonsdale Battalion wiki

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 2 April.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 2 April on The Great War wiki.

1915 (Friday)

  • 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 (Sunday)

1917 (Monday)

  • Savy: Remains in defences around the village.
  • Working parties all day on the village including the salvage of materials and collecting the dead.
  • Cleaning and clearing of the road through the village. Continued improvements are made to the defences.
  • Arthur Curtis (28280 Pte.) dies of wounds.

1918 (Tuesday)

  • Battalion situated in the front line. Heavy shelling of C Company's line causing a few casualties.
  • Snipers very active with numerous hits observed.
  • Aeroplanes active and patrols report on various enemy posts.
  • A Company relieves C Company, which moves into reserve.
  • Wiring is done by night.


  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/135
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