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A daily listing of movements, actions, events and political involvements of the Lonsdale Battalion that took place this day between 1914–1918. (This information refreshes daily.)

On this day in history (9 December)

1915

  • Battalion at Molliens-au-Bois. Eight men per platoon practice in the use of live hand grenades under instruction of Lieut. Kemp (Manchester Regiment).[1]
  • Remainder of the Battalion is occupied with inspections, close order drill and short route marches.[1]

1916

  • Battalion situated at Berteaucourt. Church parade and inspection of billets by Commanding Officer.[2]

1917

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