8 October

Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 8 October.



  • Battalion situated in the Cambrin Sector. During the morning Brigadier-General Jardine and the Commanding Officer visit front line trenches.[4]
  • At 3pm the Battalion is relieved from the Right Subsector by the 17th Highland Light Infantry and proceeds to take up position in support (Village Line).[4]


  • Battalion situated in Teteghem. Recreation in the afternoon.[5]

References / notes[edit]

Material from Timeline/Chronology of the Lonsdale Battalion (September 1914 - May 1915) are sourced from the DLONS/L/13/13 Lowther Estate Archives. Entries from this timeline are reproduced here with kind permission of Jim Lowther and are not available under the license of this site. Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.

  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/279
  2. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/111
  3. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/129
  4. 4.0 4.1 11th Battalion War Diary, October 1916
  5. 11th Battalion War Diary, October 1917