6 March


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

1915 (Saturday)

  • General Equipment Indent: 600 rifles, 600 sword bayonets, 600 sword scabbards.[1]
  • R. Rumney (13845)[a] and J. Hewitt (13632) of C Company are detained at Stafford Barracks.[2]

1916 (Monday)

  • Battalion the front in the E1 sector near Hénencourt.
  • Day very quiet owing to bad weather of snow, frost and thaw alternating. Trenches falling in and very wet.

1917 (Tuesday)

  • Battalion located in the Ney Sector opposite Fouquescourt in the front line system.
  • Patrols are sent out and clearing of trenches carries on.

1918 (Wednesday)

  • Situated in the line near Charpentier. Quiet except for artillery on main line posts.
  • No movement is possible in front area by day.


  1. Private Rumney is disciplined/detained on at least two other occasions, those on 15 January and 23 January, 1915.


  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/66
  2. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/137
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