Dump

The home of the Lonsdale Battalion and the Border Regiment in the First World War
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The term Dump was used to define the place where war materiel of every kind was stacked or stored as a depôt to be drawn upon as and when required. They were usually out in the open and when near the front, usually located at cross-roads, road-sides and rail-heads. They were also located at base camps.[1]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.85.

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