5 April

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 5 April.


  • Battalion Order: In the afternoon baggage will be packed & barracks & lines cleaned under Company arrangements. [1]
  • Battalion Order: NCO’s & men who are unfit to march with their Companies on Wednesday (7 April) but who are pronounced by the M.O. fit to proceed to Grantham, will be marched to the Station & entrained in a separate Compartment. [1]


  • Battalion situated in billets in Senlis, resting and cleaning up.[2]


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 Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.