Key dates over August 1915
Lives lost on this day: 1
20th August 1915 - Willis Bund's book on Gheluvelt runs out
Rolling casualty count: 2212
2nd Batt. At 7:45pm a mine was exploded by our miners in front of Ducks Bill.
Husband:" I suppose that you women want to vote just like men do?". Wife: " Oh no! that ain't the point. We want to vote a great deal better than the men do".
Mr Willis Bund's record of "How Calais was saved" the heroic behaviour of the Worcesters and the South Wales Borderers at Gheluvelt has leapt at a bound into widespread popularity as a thrilling tale. The penny volume has been on bookstalls less than a week yet thousands of copies have been sold and the edition is out of print.
- Pte. William Griffiths 19578 - 9th Batt: