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30 December


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 30 December.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 30 December on The Great War wiki.

1914 (Wednesday)

  • Battalion Orders: "complete supply of Urine tubs having now been received....and issued to Companies, O.C. Companies are responsible that these Tubs are placed by the Orderly men in convenient positions outside the Men’s quarters, each evening at Retreat. At Reveille each morning their Company Orderly Sergeant with their Orderly men will remove the Urine Tubs and empty them at the Urinals, after which they will be partially filled with clean water and stacked alongside the Urinals until required at Retreat." [1]
  • Six men are posted to E Company.[a][2]
  • John William Graham (15546), A Company, is discharged.

1915 (Thursday)

  • Battalion situated in the F1 sector near Bouzincourt.
  • Special attention is paid to the repairing of trenches and construction of dug-outs.

1916 (Saturday)

  • Battalion situated at Puchevillers, parading for tactical scheme and practising new formation for attack.
  • Afternoon bombing etc.

1917 (Sunday)

  • Battalion leaves Siege Camp and entrains at Elverdinghe, stopping at Audricq for , then marches to Tournehem, arriving at 1am on the following morning.


  1. The following men were posted to E Company: Privates T. Johnstone (17412), C.C. Stout (17413), T.W. Moffatt (17414), John Robson (17415), W.J. Rose (17416), Adam Brown (17417).


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