Key dates over December 1915
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.
COUNCIL EMPLOYERS AND ATTESTATION. - THE WITHDRAWAL OF A G.W.R. TRAIN
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.
- Pte James Hales 14031 - 9th Bn Worcestershire
- Pte M Winter 8948 - 4th Bn Worcestershire