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THE LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS,
I9I4-I9J8
18TH
BATTALIO~
.
.. 2nd South-East Lancashire" (Bantams).
Raised in South-East Lancashire on 15th January, 1915.
Dates.
From
15th January
8th April
June
1st January
29th
31st
..
1st February
9th
18th
19th
20th
27th
..
7th March
15th
26th
28th
..
4th April
9th
13th
16th
19th
20th
27th
..
2nd May
6th
11th
15th
22nd
20th
81st ..
5th June
12th
J6th
17th ..
4th July
4th
8th
9th
10th
loth
13th
14th
18th
20th
28rd
24th
25th
To
1915
8th April
June
31st December
1916
29th January
30th
1st Pebruary
9th
18th
27th
..
7th March
15th
25th
28th
..
3rd April
8th
12th
16th
19th
27th
2nd May
6th
11th
15th
22nd
26th
30th
5th June
11th
16th
3rd July
7th
18th
18th
20th
22nd
24th
27th
Places.
Bury; inspected by Lord Kitchener, 21st
March.
Hutments, Garswood Park, Ashton-in-Maker–
fi eld, Lancashire.
Masham, Yorkshire .
Park House Camp, Cholderton, Salisbury Plain.
Park House Camp, Cholderton, Salisbury Plain.
By train, Tidworth to Southampton; to No. 8
Rest Camp, Le Havre.
Bv train, Le Havre to Hallines.
Hallines.
Wardrecques; marched past General Sir D .
Haig, 9th February; inspected by Lord
Kitchener, 11th February.
Boeseghem.
St. Floris.
Trenches under instruction, Le Touret.
St. Floris.
Reserve, Lacouture.
Trenches, Richebourg-I'Avoue.
La Croix Marmuse.
Sailly-sur-la-Lys.
Reserve, Fleurbaix.
Trenches, le Trou, Sailly-sur-la-Lys.
Support , Petillon, Sailly-sur-la-Lys.
Trenches, Cordonnerie Farm, Sailly-sur-la–
Lys.
Relieved by battalion, 2nd Australian Infantry
Brigade; Estaires.
Reserve, les Lobes.
Reserve, Croix Barbee.
Trenches, Neuve Chapelle.
Reserve, Croix Barbee.
Trenches, Neuve Chapelle.
Reserve, les Lobes.
Reserve, Richebourg-l' Avoue.
Trenches, Richebourg-l'Avoue.
Reserve, Richebourg-l'Avoue.
Trenches, Richebourg-I 'Avoue; raid,11th June
Reserve, Richebourg-I'Avoue.
Locon.
F ouq uieres-lez-B6thune.
By train, Fouquereuil to Bouquemaison.
Bouquemaison.
Reserve, Bus-en-Artois.
Harponville.
By lorry to Bouzincourt; Aveluy Wood.
Aveluy Wood.
Morlancourt; Happy Valley, Bray-sur-Somme.
Happy Valley, Bray-sur-Somme.
Talus Boise, Maricourt .
Trenches, Trones Wood and Maltz Horn Farm;
German attack, 21st; raid, 22nd July.
Dublin Trench, Montauban.
Bernafay Wood.
Trones Wood and Maltz Horn Farm.