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Lives lost on this day: 0

27th February 1918 - MALVERN FOOD CONTROL

Rolling casualty count: 8521

War Front:

1st Batt: The day was devoted to the baths, a general inspection, cleaning up the camp and re-organization.

4th Batt: Coys were reorganised into 4 platoons per Coy. Men cleaning up equipment etc.

Home Front:

MALVERN FOOD CONTROL – Surrenders under Amnesty – A meeting of Malvern Food Control Committee was held in the Council Chamber on Wednesday evening. The Chairman reported as to the cases dealt with under the Food Hoarding Amnesty Order. There were eleven cases in which the Committee required food to be surrendered; in thirteen cases the householder was allowed to retain the goods declared; fifteen cases were adjourned until a decision has been reached as to whether tea is a food or not and six were adjourned for further information.

WORCESTERSHIRE AND THE WAR – THE MILITARY CROSS – Captain Arthur Griffiths, a nephew of Mr Dalton, Secretary to the Bishop of Worcester, has been awarded the Military Cross for conspicuous service with the Tanks.

Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team