|THE LONSDALE BATTALION|
|The home of the 11th (Service) Battalion Border Regiment in the First World War|
Honi Soit Qui Mal y Pense — Evil be to Him who Evil Thinks
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 (10 August)
- Battalion situated in the Cambrin Sector takes over the front line trenches in the right of the sub-sector.
- Lonsdales relieve the 17th Highland Light Infantry at 2pm; the relief is carried out successfully without any casualties.
- The 16th Kng's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry relieves the Lonsdales in the support line.
- At 9:00pm Major Chamberlayne visits the trenches and the Commanding Officer at 1:00am.
- During the day, trench mortars are very active both hostile and our own; a machine gun being buried.
- Battalion moves from Coxyde to Oost Dunkerque at 10:00am.
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