Key dates over April 1918
Lives lost on this day: 26
24th April 1918 - LOCAL WAR HONOURS – MILITARY CROSS
Rolling casualty count: 9533
1st Batt: The village of Villers Guislains shelled intermittently.
2nd Batt: Coys doing musketry and PT when not at the baths in Noordpeene.
4th Batt: Batt had Lewis gun classes, musketry and ceremonial drill.
LOCAL WAR HONOURS – MILITARY CROSS – Lieut H Kendrick, Yeomanry and M.G.C., Lieut Kendrick is the son of Mr G Kendrick of Lynn, a director of Messrs Willis, Worcester, boot manufacturers. The young officer, who was formerly engaged at the factory in Worcester, joined Yeomanry at the outbreak of war. His Cross was awarded for distinguished service in the field in connection with military operations culminating in the capture of Jerusalem.
D.C.M. FOR FORMER WORCESTER REPORTER – Sergt. N. Pegg, Gloucestershire Regt., has been awarded the D.C.M. for gallantry on patrol duty in the enemy lines. Sergt Pegg is the son of Mr and Mrs R Pegg; he came from Birmingham to the staff of this newspaper as a reporter and afterwards went to Bristol, where he enlisted in a Bristol City Battalion in September 1914. He suffered shell shock in the fighting at Delville Wood and was sent home.
Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team
- Pte. George Stanley Allen 42943 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Reginald Thomas Archer 203030 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. James Thomas Leonard Beswetherick 51198 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Harold Britnor 44172 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Alfred Peter Chandler 44175 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Cyril Charge 42922 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Joseph Francombe 55266 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Sgt. Joseph Henry Fussell 55281 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Alfred John Frederick Goldsworthy 52321 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. John William Harris 242252 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Henry Johnson 26977 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Edgar Frederick Jones 24188 - 2nd Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Henry Charles Ledbrook 52372 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Richard Henry Lowes 24665 - 10th Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Harry Phillips 22384 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Henry Joseph Powell 16216 - 14th Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. John Henry Savage 242517 - 2/8th Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Walter Slipp 206247 - 1st Bn Worcs Reg
- Pte. Thomas Henry Walsh 10143 - 4th Bn Worcs Reg
- L/Cpl. Frederick Arthur Welland 241487 - 2/8th Bn Worcs Reg
- Rifleman Charles Wallace Maund 41099 - Rifle Brigade
- Pte. Frank Richard Gill 140670 - Machine Gun Corps
- Pte. George Sidney Bullock 71166 - Devonshire Regiment
- Pte. Gilbert Hugh Field 70438 - Devonshire Regiment
- Pte. Harry Lifely Golding 43098 - Devonshire Regiment
- Pte. Sidney Leonard Hine 49182 - Northamptonshire Regiment