9 May


Lonsdale Battalion events that took place on 9 May.
For events that took place elsewhere, see 9 May on The Great War wiki.

1916 (Tuesday)

1917 (Wednesday)

  • Offoy: Battalion drill and training.

1918 (Thursday)


  1. Training continues for those who are able during the whole period of isolation.
  2. At midnight on 9/10 May the 5th Border Regiment and 11th Border Regiment were amalgamated. After amalgamation a training cadre of ten officers and 51 other ranks was formed and retained the Lonsdale title of the 11th Battalion the Border Regiment, which continued as a training cadre until total disbandment on 31 July 1918. The remaining cadre then joined the 1/5th Border Regiment and the Lonsdale Battalion ceased to exist.


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