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Key dates over September 1915

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Lives lost on this day: 3

5th September 1915 - Wounded soldier offered job as lavatory caretaker

Rolling casualty count: 2256

2nd Batt billets Bethune. 1/8th and 1/7th in front line between Serre and Puiseaux roads

At Priory Church, Malvern; offertories were in aid of the fund for providing food for the Belgians remaining in their own country and amounted to £108 15 s 9d. Major Reddie wrote asking the Streets Committee to appoint a wounded Worcestershire soldier and his wife as caretakers of the Angel Street lavatories. He submitted the name of Arthur Ryan who attended with his wife. Ryan was a transport driver in the 2nd Worcesters and was wounded at Ypres. The Committee appointed him and his wife but as they declined the appointment it was given to Mr and Mrs Charles Watkins of 3 Castle Place at an inclusive salary of 30s per week.

Information researched by Melanie Ballam and the WWW100 team