6 August


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 6 August.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 6 August on The Great War wiki.

1914 (Thursday)

1916 (Sunday)

  • Day is spent improving the trenches etc. in the Cambrin Sector.
  • Artillery on both sides are quiet but aeroplanes are continually observing over the German lines.
  • Hostile aeroplanes make several attempts to cross Allied lines but are quickly driven back by our artillery.
  • The Commanding Officer visits 'Sims Keep' and 'Arthur's Keep' at 10pm and finds both in good order.
  • Machine guns on both sides are very active; enemy trench mortars are active along our line doing no material damage; our TM's reply effectively.

1917 (Monday)

  • Coxyde: Battalion involved in training under Company arrangements.


  1. Was my soldier in "Kitchener's Army"? Chris Baker. The Long, Long Trail. Accessed 3 August 2016.
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