8 June


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 8 June.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 8 June on The Great War wiki.

1916 (Thursday)

  • Battalion is involved in morning Divisional exercises. They bivouac in Bavelincourt Wood.
  • The Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Sir T. Morland, inspects the raiders (from night of 5 June) and congratulates them.

1917 (Friday)


  1. .Robert Moffatt of A Company was transferred to the Labour Corps and then to the 8th Battalion of the Border Regiment. He died of wounds at just 23 years old. He is buried at Westhof Farm Cemetery.
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