Key dates over September 1918
Lives lost on this day: 3
15th September 1918 - French and Serbian troops at Salonika launch strong offensive against the Bulgarians and make steady gains
Rolling casualty count: 10621
1st Batt: Weather was good and a patrol carried out a raid on hostile trenches.
2nd Batt: The Divisional Commander gave a lecture to all officers and Sgts on our present situation and likely events. The Batt prepared to move and Transport proceeded by road to the Leuchenville area. Batt embussed to the Bazentin area.
4th Batt: Divine Service was held in the hospital theatre. Non-conformists and Roman Catholics also had services.
Yeomanry/Cavalry: The Regiment`s Sector was east of the main Jerusalem to Nablus Road on 3 high ridges, Mount Harry, Sheikh Selim and Highgate. At 6pm the Reg relieved the 4/5th Batt of the Welsh Reg. The horses were returned to Bi res Zeit. This portion of the line was high and commanded a view of the Turkish forces in front and below.
Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team
- Pte. Walter Thomas Payne 263103 - 2/8th Bn Worcs Reg
- Spr. Arthur Charles Emson WR/296254 - Royal Engineers
- Pte. William Harrison 35984 - Royal Warwickshire Regiment