Key dates over July 1917
Lives lost on this day: 0
15th July 1917 - 3rd Batt: Batt in support and finding, working and carrying parties to the front line
Rolling casualty count: 6761
1st Batt: There was a lecture on bayonet fighting by Col Campbell. Later the Batt marched past the Commander in Chief.
2nd Batt: Church Parade am with the 1st Queens. Massed drums played in the square afterwards. A fishing competition was held which was won by Pte Winsor of D Coy, who caught two and a half pound bream.
3rd Batt: Batt in support and finding, working and carrying parties to the front line.
4th Batt: Church Parade abandoned as CF on leave.
2/7th Batt: Church Parade am. Lt H Goodwin and Lt KS Hemingway, who had been evacuated sick previously, returned from England.
1/8th Batt: There was a lecture by Capt JP Bate on the coming offensive. The Brigade Horse show was held and the Batt won the following classes: 1st for best pair of light draught in limber, best pair of mules in limber, best pair of mules in harness, best pair of light draught in water-cart and the pack -pony class. Seconds and thirds were also won.
A draft of 58 other ranks arrived and they were poorly trained.
Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team
There were no casualties reported on this day.