4 February

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Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 4 February.

1915[edit]

  • Battalion strength: 22 officers, 35 sergeants, 39 corporals, 1207 other ranks; total 1303.[1]
  • Enlistment to E Company: Robert Irving (17572).[2]
  • Transfer: F. Allison (13890) from D Company to A Company.[2]
  • Discharge on medical grounds: A. Mattinson (13371).[2]

1916[edit]

1917[edit]

  • Battalion situated at Lytham Camp near Beaussart where they practice drill for an attack to take place. Commanding Officer explains the general practice scheme to the officers. Practice ground laid out to correspond to actual. [7]

1918[edit]

  • Battalion situated at Boezinge - Bosinge Camp - where they have baths for remaining half of the men.[8]
  • Lonsdales move forward into the line and relieve the 1st Dorset Regiment.[8]

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 Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.