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Key dates over May 1918

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Lives lost on this day: 3

25th May 1918 - County Housing Proposals

Rolling casualty count: 9741

War Front:

2nd Batt: A and B Coys paraded at full strength for a muster roll call. There was kit inspection and firing on the range. C Coy provided all the duties for the Batt.

4th Batt: RE material carried forward by mules. Bosch active in the evening and at night. Gas was liberated by us in the early hours. W Coy sent out a patrol under 2Lt JC Marryatt to try and get a prisoner. A large enemy working party was spotted which scattered as the patrol approached.

Home Front:

The Malverns – Maternity and Infant Welfare Association – The annual general meeting of the Malvern Maternity and Infant Welfare Association was held at the Girls’ Club, The Exchange. There are three centres in the Malvern area, where babies are regularly weighed and homely talks are given to the mothers, in health, home hygiene and cookery etc.

County Housing Proposals – Local Authorities and Their Schemes – On Friday a conference of local authorities with reference to the housing of the working classes was held in the Shirehall, Worcester. Mr Willis Bund presided. The Chairman read a summary of replies from Local Authorities in the county to the resolutions passed at a former conference. Several authorities expressed approval of the resolution that if the Government gave assistance to private enterprise the need for houses would be largely met. A few authorities thought it would

Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team