Key dates over September 1915
Lives lost on this day: 1
8th September 1915 - Redditch hero awarded Russian Medal
Rolling casualty count: 2261
2nd Batt trenches in front of Bethune. 10th Batt Rue des Chavattes. Working party of 70 men to construct new Brigade Advance Post. 200 men to carry stores for Machine Gun Company. 100 men to Indian Village. A draft of 30 men joined the Battalion
Soldier receives Russian Order. Among the list of British soldiers who lately received Russian honours is Redditch man Company Sergeant Major Clifford Malins of the 1st Batt, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) who has been awarded the Cross of the Order of St George for gallantry and distinguished conduct in the field. Malins, who is the brother of Mr A E Malins of Prospect Road, Redditch was some time ago awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal. He has been severely wounded and is in hospital.
Information researched by Melanie Ballam and the WWW100 team
- Pte. Thomas John 3313 - 1/8th Bn.