Quotes by H. C. Wylly

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The following quotes are by Colonel H. C. Wylly – from The Border Regiment in the Great War (1925). Gale & Polden Ltd. ISBN 1847342728. The majority of these quotes relate directly to the Lonsdale Battalion, however, some relate to more general events such as the state of affairs prior to a battle. These have been included to provide some background information about what was about to transpire in the battles the Lonsdales would, in some form or another, take part in.

Moving to assembly trenches in Authuille Wood, 30th June 1916[edit]

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Zero hour: Leaving the safety of Authuille Wood, 1st July 1916[edit]

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The death of Lt-Col. Machell & slaughter of Lonsdales, 1st July 1916[edit]

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Last days of the Battle of the Ancre, November 1916[edit]

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Commencing action at Beaumont Hamel, February 1917[edit]

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