Key dates over October 1915
Lives lost on this day: 0
12th October 1915 - Edith Cavell was Shot
The German shooting of the British Nurse Edith Cavell who had from her hospital in Belgium had helped many allied soldiers escape caused consternation amongst the British Public gave a boost to recruitment for the armed forces.
Photo courtesy of Cavell Nurses’ Trust.
Rolling casualty count: 2482
2nd Batt billetted in Annequin, nothing unusual happened.
Anthony Mezzone (13) newsboy…was summoned for throwing stones to the danger of passengers in Wylds lane. P.C. Mason gave evidence and the boy was fined 2s.
London sight experts visit. Mr Prout's coming the talk of the moment. A crusade of economy.
Worcester is displaying great interest in the approaching visit of Mr Prout, the famous London sight testing expert…His crusade against the high prices which have hitherto been charged has appealed to the Worcester public with resounding force.
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There were no casualties reported on this day.