3 October

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 3 October.



  • Battalion finds fatigues[1] for the Royal Engineers during the morning. No parades owing to the wet weather.[2]
  • In afternoon the Battalion practices crossing craters; General Rycroft is present.[2]


References / notes[edit]

  1. Fatigue duty is the employment of manual labour assigned to military men that does not necessitate the use of weaponry.
  2. 2.0 2.1 11th Battalion War Diary, October 1916
  3. 11th Battalion War Diary, October 1917
  4. Soldiers Died in the Great War (1921) cross referenced with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database.