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Key dates over May 1918

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Lives lost on this day: 2

22nd May 1918 - The Late Mrs Dyson Perrins Bequest

Rolling casualty count: 9735

War Front:

1st Batt: 12 ORs joined the Batt.

4th Batt: An ammunition dump near Le Tirlonglais was blown up by enemy. A draft of 19 officers joined the Batt. All COs reconnoitred the forward area.

Home Front:

The Late Mrs Dyson Perrins Bequest – Mrs Frances Williams, who died on March 13, widow of James Dyson Perrins of Messrs Lee and Perrins, Worcester, has left estate of the value of £427,691, the net personally being £416,660. By her will she bequeathed £5,000 each to the Worcester Infirmary and the hospital at Droitwich in connection with John’s Brine Baths Hospital. The Testator left all her share and interest in Lee and Perrins and her property at Barmouth to her son, Charles Dyson Perrins.

Worcestershire and The War – Sec Lieut Leslie Warren – Sec Lieut Leslie Warren R.F.A., youngest son of Mr and Mrs R Warren, Hallow Road, Worcester, who was very severely wounded five weeks ago, has been brought home to hospital at Leicester. He bore the journey well. He is not expected to be able to leave his bed for some weeks.

Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team