9 January


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 9 January.
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1915 (Saturday)

  • General Equipment Indent: 81 Infantry whistles.[1]
  • Copy letter from Lt-Col. Machell to 124th Infantry Brigade: "Recruits are now coming in well, and my experience of closing recruiting in November showed me that, once it is announced that recruiting is closed, it is by no means easy to begin again. I strongly recommend I may be authorised forthwith to proceed with the formation of the 6th (Depot) Company, for whom I can arrange billets in the neighbourhood as long as the Service Battalion remains in its present camp." [2]
  • Football Match takes place on the Camp Football Field between the Regimental Team and C Company.[3]
  • Court of Enquiry takes place regarding the alleged illegal absence of Isaac Parker (16286) of C Company.[3]

1916 (Sunday)

  • Aveluy: Situated in the F1 sector. The day is quiet.

1917 (Tuesday)

1918 (Wednesday)

  • Tournehem: Involved in defensive training with Lewis guns on range.


  1. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/66
  2. Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/219
  3. 3.0 3.1 Record No. DLONS/L/13/13/135
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