Key dates over November 1915
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:
CITY POLICE COURT
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.
Mr. W. MANN DYSON
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.
- Pte. Joseph Crowson 14395 - 4th Bn.
- Sec Lieut. Kenneth Greenway 4th Bn.
- Pte. Charles William Meacock 13602 - 4th Bn.
- Pte Harry Skitt 23428 - 4th Bn.
- Major Michael James Joseph Sweetman 4th Bn.
- Pte. Thomas Marston 2276 - 1/8th Bn.