Key dates over September 1917
Lives lost on this day: 7
2nd September 1917 - Preparations are being made for a last battle with the Turks
Rolling casualty count: 7458
1st Batt: Batt in trenches, 1 officer and 4 other ranks were killed.
2nd Batt: Batt paraded to church am. CO inspected the billets later.
3rd Batt: Heavy shelling at intervals.
4th Batt: Men to church parade in showery weather. Bombs were dropped in the area of the camp by enemy aircraft
2/7th Batt: Church Parade am. 2nd Lt AR Watson transferred to 1/8th Worcs.
1/8th Batt: Each Coy did 1 hour of PT under Coy arrangements
2/8th Batt: A Memorial service was held for those recently killed in action. 3 Other Ranks to CCS and 4 returned from CCS.
Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team
- Pte. William Griffiths Bristow 35200 - 3rd Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Harold Augustus Dixon 242400 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- L/Cpl. William Green 38300 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Nathan Johnson 23763 - 4th Bn Worcs Reg
- 2/Lt. Christopher John Masterson 10th Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Harry Victor Sandel 242211 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Reginald Harry Wadsworth 42627 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg