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CALENDAR OF MOVES
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28RD BATTALION.
Originally formed in May, 1918, as 4th P rovisional Guard Battalion.
Transferred to 59th Division, 13th May. 1918. and to 40th D ivision, June. 1918 .
Renamed 28rd (Garrison) Battalion The Lancashire Fusiliers, 26th May. 1918.
.. Garrison" dropped from title, 18th July, 1918.
Dales .
From
To
1918
1st May
19th
20th
21st
22nd
26th ..
18th June
22nd ..
8rd July
7th
15th
18th
19th
SIst ..
8rd August
4th
8th
11th
16th
22nd
29th
31st
..
1st September
2nd
6th
12th
18th
21st
22nd
25th
27th
28th
..
1st October
12th
18th
16th
19th
19th
~th
26th
29th
..
1st November
2nd
4th
6th
18th May
26th
17th June
22nd
3rd July
7th
15th
17th
19th
31st
..
3rd August
8th
11th
16th
22nd
29th
30th
5th September
12th
21st
25th
27th
1st October
12th
16th
18th
25th
29th
..
1st November
2nd
4th
6th
..
31st December
1919
1st January
31st March
30th April
31st March
Places .
Habarcq.
Maguicourt·en-Comte.
Bailleul-Iez-Pemes.
Th rouanne.
Bientques (Pihem).
Bilques, Helfaut.
Longuenesse; transferred to 121st Infantry
Brigade, 40th Division, 18th June.
Le Noir Trou, Wallon Cappel.
Line, Hazebrouck.
Le Noir Trou.
Line. Hazebrouck.
Le Noir Trou.
Les Cinq Rues, Hazebrouck.
Support, Strazeele.
Support, Le Tir Anglais, Hazebrouck.
Line, Swartenbrouck.
Reserve, Le Tir Anglais.
Fontaine, Sercus.
Sercus.
Reserve, Hazebrouck.
Advance to east of Vieux Berquin.
Advance to Doulieu (Neuf Berquin.)
Advance to Steenwerck.
Advance to River Lys.
Reserve, Pont Wemeau, Doulieu.
Reserve, Spearmint Corner,
Le
Tir Anglais.
Hazebrouck.
By train, Hazebrouck to Bailleul; support,
Pont \Vemeau, Doulieu.
Support, "Hallobeau, Nieppe.
Line, Touquet Parmentier, Nieppe.
Attack a t Pont de Nieppe.
Reserve, "Hallobeau, Nieppe.
Reserve, Steenwerck.
Support, Nieppe.
Support, Armentieres.
Advance to Croix au Bois; Verlinghem.
Advance to Wambrechies and Croix, Roubaix.
Croix.
Leers-nord.
Line, River Scheldt, E staimbourg.
Reserve, Leers- nord.
Support, Estaimbourg.
Line, east bank of River Scheldt, Estaimbourg.
Reserve, Nechin.
Lannoy-du-Nord.
Lannoy ; presentation of Colour on 22nd
January.
Croix.
Disbanded.