Key dates over October 1915
Lives lost on this day: 2
8th October 1915 - Mother bales out bankrupt son
Rolling casualty count: 2474
11th Worcestershire complete initial training and the companies reassembled at Sailly Laurette.
Upton – On – Severn.
Mr Kent's propaganda.
Mr John Kent asked all present to bare their head for Lieut. Harold Moore, who was lying dead on the battlefield. The speaker read a letter from a comrade of the deceased…He lost his life in the noblest possible manner, while succouring a wounded comrade. (Mr Kent) still felt impelled to try to prevent conscription.
Mother pays bankrupt sons debts.
Worcester man who lived on legacies.
Arthur Herbert Shearman…no occupation. liabilities of £129.18s, and no assets. The cause of failure alleged by debtor "were living beyond my income and loss upon betting"
Information researched by the WWW100 team
- Pte William Morris 20799 - 9th Bn.
- Pte. John Westbrook 23334 - 3rd Bn.