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Key dates over August 1915

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Lives lost on this day: 4

30th August 1915 - Memorial portrait to St. Peter's hero

Rolling casualty count: 2249

1st Batt. Work on deepening support trenches continued. Observation posts in case of bombardments selected, and sandbagged. 3rd Batt. In Reserve ramparts at Ypres.

A football match between Worcester Royal Field Artillery and Warwicks has resulted in an easy victory for the Worcesters by five to two. The Worcester team provided a fine set of men and deserved their win. A few days later a match between Worcester and Gloucester resulted in a big victory for the Gloucesters 4-2. The Worcester team was: Gunner Thomas, Bombardier Merrison and Gunner Foster; Sgt Goodwin, Gunnner Cinderbury and Sgt Hall; Murray, Cpl Dovery, Gunners Trehearn, Wainwright and Webb.

A memorial portrait to the first Worcester man to get the DCM has been unveiled at St Peter's School. Cpl JW Hodges, former scholar and member of St Peter's Church Lads Brigade, of the Oxfordshire and Bucks. Light Infantry was killed while leading his section in a charge, the other leaders having been put out of action.