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Key dates over November 1915

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Lives lost on this day: 6

27th November 1915 - No-Conscription Fellowship holds its first national meeting in London to resist forcible conscription into the army and support conscientious objectors

Rolling Casualty Count: 2585

At the Front:

2nd Batt: Enemy machine gun firing along our front line parapets but a British gun on Sidbury Hill silenced it.

9th Batt: Still raining , difficult to dry things out. Not much firing. Several Turks surrendered

MFA: Heavy shelling through the night.

On the Home Front:


SATURDAY – Before Messrs. W. Moore, A.H. Constance and J. Ward

Absentee – Thomas Rowland Staples (26), of 48, Newport Street, and a private in the 3/3rd Battalion Monmouthshire Regiment, was charged with being an absentee from his Battalion. He admitted it. Detective Handley said defendant said he had been ill. He was remanded to await an escort.


50 Years connection with the cathedral

This week Mr. W. Mann Dyson has attained his jubilee as a lay clerk of Worcester Cathedral. There were 18 candidates for the post.... Mr. Dyson was chosen.

Outside his office of lay clerk, perhaps, Mr. Dyson is best known by his work as conductor of the Worcester musical society..... Mr. Dyson has been well known in the city.... as a successful teacher with high ideals.

Information researched by the WWW100 team.