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- For events that took place elsewhere in the Great War, see The Great War:8 July.
Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 8 July.
- Battalion marches to Senlis and takes over billets.
- Capt. Palmer of 2nd KOYLI takes over command from Lt. Welsh. 2nd Lieut. Brown of 17th Highland Light Infantry is attached to battalion.
- Newspaper article: Killed - Pte. James Diamond.
- Newspaper article: Local Casualties - Cpl. J. Mewhorter.
- Newspaper article: More Wounded.
- Battalion situated at Nieuport; moves into line at 9:30pm to relieve 17th Highland Light Infantry. Relief is complete at 11pm. Night quiet.
- Battalion training continues with 1st Battalion 130th Infantry Regiment (USA) at Ailly-le-Haut-Clocher.
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