6 July

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Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 6 July.

1916[edit]

  • Battalion reorganising into two Companies in Contay Wood. Battalion strength is 11 officers and 480 other ranks.[1]

1917[edit]

  • Newspaper article: Killed - Pte. James B. Simpson.[2]
  • Battalion situated at Nieuport. 2nd Lieut. Bishop is killed in working party about midnight 5th/ 6th by indirect MG fire.[3]
  • Back areas are under heavy shelling during morning and afternoon with 8" Naval Shells.[3]
  • Retaliation from our field guns and heavies on M18.a. and enemy aeroplanes are active overhead.[3]

1918[edit]

  • Training continues for 11th Border Regiment with 1st Battalion 130th Infantry Regiment (USA) at Ailly-le-Haut-Clocher.[4]
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