The Lonsdale Battalion:Site projects
The home of the Lonsdale Battalion and the Border Regiment in the First World War
Projects that are currently being developed by the administrator. However, feel free to add projects to this list and/or cross out any that have been completed using the
- 1 The Lonsdale Battalion Introduction page
- 2 The Lonsdale Battalion war diary
- 3 The Lonsdale Battalion on this day...
- 4 Newspaper articles
- 5 The Army Lists
- 6 Remembrance pages
- 7 Uploading image files
- 8 Image galleries
- 9 Lonsdale Battalion quotes
- 10 Designing pages
- 11 Using special pages for other tasks
- Write piece for A different kind of Service Battalion section.
- Write a piece for The man that started it all section.
- Write a piece for A very quick history of the Battalion section.
- Re-write old Battalion history (1914-1916).
- Write a continuation of the Battalion history (1916-1918).
Add selected images from the image gallery using the✔ (completed 25-8-2016)
- Add a bulleted list of publications to the Further reading section.
- Add a bulleted list of links to other sites of interest in the External links section.
Add old war diary transcripts from 1915–1918✔ (completed 8-7-2016) Add all the pre-existing on this day pages for the entire year✔ (completed 21-7-2016)
- Go through war diary transcripts from November 1915 and double check events for each day of the year.
- Add new events from the war diary transcripts that have not yet been included.
- Add references and notes for each event where possible.
- Add the names of Lonsdale men for enlistments and deaths to a subheading under each year.
Transfer all newspaper articles from old the site and use the Quote-news template.✔ (completed 26-8-2016) Add each article to the corresponding date in The Lonsdale Battalion on this day... project.✔ (completed 26-8-2016)
The Army Lists
- Transfer the Lonsdale Battalion British Army Listing from the old site using simple wikitable format.
- Create a remembrance page for every Lonsdale soldier.
Uploading image files
- Upload all Lonsdale related images from old wiki to the various image galleries.
- Upload all Lonsdale related images from archives to the various image galleries.
Upload edited (borderless) versions of officer images (from K.J.) specifically for use in Template:Soldier-infobox✔ (completed 25-8-2016)
- Upload edited (borderless) versions of other ranks images (from K.J.) specifically for use in Template:Soldier-infobox
Create thumbnail gallery links to the various image galleries.✔ (completed 25-8-2016)
- Find and add Quotes by Percy Wilfred Machell
- Find and add Quotes by P. G. W. Diggle
- Find and add Quotes by J. H. Cowie
- Find and add Quotes by H. C. Wylly
Main Page: Use the Tabber extension to redesign the main page. Used Template:Main Page/Frame instead.✔ (completed 7-8-2016) Create one box with 8 tabs or two boxes with four tabs each (depending on aesthetics) to save space on the main page.(Design feature not used) Add a single image or a slideshow of images to the main page.✔ (completed 7-8-2016)
Using special pages for other tasks
- Check the wanted pages listing and create new pages for every wanted page.
- Check spelling of war diary / on this day entries where there are discrepancies and use ReplaceText:
Corcelles - change to Courcelles✔ (completed 14-8-2016) Pushevillers - change to Puchevillers✔ (completed 14-8-2016)