First Battle of Gaza. British forces from Egypt led by General Sir Archibald Murray nearly break through Turkish lines in Palestine but fail to exploit their success.
Worcestershire World War One Hundred is an outstanding 4-year programme of events and activities commemorating the role Worcestershire played in World War One.
Exhibitions, parades, concerts, church services, remembrance events and much more will take place across the county from now through to 2018 as we tell the story of Worcestershire people; their involvement with, and personal legacy from, the Great War. Explore our events calendar to find out what's happening near you and how you can get involved.
17th March 2017
The Lickey Hills Local History Society has been awarded £10,000 as part of Heritage Lottery Fund's the ‘First World War: then and now’ programme.
24th February 2017
On 24 February 1917, British troops recaptured Kut-al-Amara as part of a new British offensive in Mesopotamia.