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Key dates over May 1918

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Lives lost on this day: 2

11th May 1918 - City Police Court - Assault

Rolling casualty count: 9703

War Front:

1st Batt: Batt moved into the Line relieving the 221st French Reg. Relief completed by 2am.

2nd Batt: The situation was much quieter and the enemy attack no longer expected.

3rd Batt: Batt detrained at Fere-en-Tardenois and marched to camp at Coulanges.

4th Batt: Work started on the new Batt HQ with 1 NCO and 20 men in 2 reliefs.

Yeomanry/Cavalry: Men moved through Jerusalem to Enab. It was much colder in the mountains than in the valley.

Home Front:

City Police Court - Assault - Herbert Taylor (44) furniture dealer, 1 New Street, was summoned by Frank Styles for assault. Complainant said he was talking to Mr James in the market, when defendant came up to him, seized him by the throat, shook him and finally punched him in the face, His language was “frightful”. He called witness a “spy”. Defendant, who did not appear was fined 10s.

County Education – Chairman and Teachers – A meeting of the County Education Committee was held today, Col R Wheeler proposed that Mr W Willis Bund be re-elected Chairman. He said they had had differences with him, but they would all agree that there was no man in the county who acted more fairly or justly.

Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team