4 May


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 4 May.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 4 May on The Great War wiki.

1915 (Tuesday)

  • Lt-Col. Machell to Lord Lonsdale: D Company has gone to Prees, & as one camp is now ready, I have wired to ask sanction for us to go on Friday or Saturday.[1]
  • Letter to Lt-Col. Machell from Y.M.C.A., Carlisle: the retention of the Y.M.C.A. Hut at Blackhall....retain charge of the higher Camp Hut at Blackhall....and that we close down the Lower Camp Hut entirely.[2]
  • Forfeiture of pay for absence: T. Fletcher (15470) and E. Fletcher (15471) of C Company.[3]
  • Enlistments to E Company:[a][3]

1916 (Thursday)

1917 (Friday)

1918 (Saturday)

  • Berles-au-Bois: Usual company training during forenoon; afternoon devoted to recreation, football, shooting etc.


  1. The following men enlist and are allotted to E Company:
    • G.K. Knight (19464)
    • H. Massey (19461)
    • Thomas Robinson (19465)
    • A. Sawer (19466)
    • J. Scott (19467)
    • J. Tait (19463)
    • W.J. Thompson (19462)
    • J.W. Valentine (19467)
  2. Training continues for those who are able during the whole period of isolation.


  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/279
  2. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/119
  3. 3.0 3.1 Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/137
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