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Key dates over December 1915

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Lives lost on this day: 2

13th December 1915 - Great Western withdraw London train

Rolling Casualty Count: 2602

2nd Batt: Batt moved to Annezin. Message received from2nd HLI to Colonel Lambton, “On behalf of ranks we send our greetings and expressions of regret in your leaving the Brigade and that comradeship which has existed between the 2 Batts since the start of War and best of luck to you all.” Col Lambton sent a message back regretting the move and wished for the long associations to continue in peacetime.

10th Batt: Artillery very active and retaliation of enemy was harsh.


Lord Coventry drew attention to the very great inconvenience to the citizens and inhabitants of the County of Worcester caused by the recent action of the Great Western Railway Company in discontinuing the 8.55 fast train to London, and he proposed that they ask the general purposes committee if they could see their way to make any representations to the company with the view of inducing them to restore the train, which was so largely used.

Information researched by the WWW100 team.