Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 9 May.
- Battalion in isolation camp at Contay Wood (measles) involved in Divisional and Brigade manoeuvres, training and small working parties.
- A draft of 50 other ranks join the Battalion.
References / notes
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 Please do not publish these extracts on other publicly visible media without prior permission from the copyright holder.
- A group of soldiers (or prisoners) that are assigned to perform manual tasks or duties, for their own or other units.
- Training continues during the whole period of isolation.
- 11th Battalion War Diary, May 1916