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Lives lost on this day: 0

6th November 1915 - Haka performed at The Rhydd

Rolling Casualty Count: 2536

2nd Batt: Relieved and in billets at Cambrin. Reported that anti frost bite grease has been successful-no cases. All men tired and in need of rest.

On Friday afternoon a party of wounded soldiers from Battenhall VAD Hospital who are becoming famous as entertainers motored over to the Rhydd, the residence of Sir Edmund and Lady Lechmere and gave a concert to their comrades in convalescence there. Various songs were given by Pte Foster 3rd Worcestershires, Corporal Groves 1st Manchesters, trooper Lomax Worcestershire Yeomanry; humorous songs by Orderly Tom Middleton, VAD Pte Graham 3rd Worcestershires Mr Riley a student of the College of the Blinde each of whom were encored as well as a trio by Sapper A Butterworth RE, Trooper Lomax and L/Corporal Lawson RAMC. Pte Hampton gave a splendid imitation of the Maori war cry followed by a skilful exhibition of club swinging. The accompanists were Sister Spreckley and L/Corporal Lawson the letter playing a pianoforte with much taste.

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