Key dates over September 1915
Lives lost on this day: 1
14th September 1915 - Dysentery running through Yeomanry ranks
Rolling casualty count: 2271
France: 1/8th joined by HQ and 8th Shropshires for instruction in trenches. Gallipoli: Dysentery causing many men to leave the ranks
Soldiers Wedding at St Matthias Church, Malvern Link of Pte Penny of Devonshire and Miss Hettie Cole of Leigh, near Malvern. The bride wore a grey cashmere dress trimmed with grey satin and cream net and wore a hat to match. She carried a bouquet of white carnations and sweet peas. The wedding was quiet, a short reception being held at the bride's sister's home; and later the happy couple left for Birmingham. A number of handsome and useful presents were received.
Information researched by Melanie Ballam and the WWW100 team
- 2nd/Lt. Hugh Stanley Wilson 8th Bn.