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Key dates over December 1918

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Lives lost on this day: 0

13th December 1918 - German guns on a tour of Worcester and Malvern

Rolling casualty count: 11573

War Front:

1st Batt: Batt still billeted in Tournai, enjoying recreational and educational training

2nd Batt: The Batt left camp at 0900 hours and arrived in better country. The Divisional Commander inspected the Batt as it marched down the Albert to Amiens Road. It was a fine day. At 13.30 hours the Batt reached a hut camp on the outskirts of Pont Noyelles.

4th Batt: Batt marched from Frechen to Mulheim via Lind-Cologne. The Brigade marched past the Corps Commander on the Hohenzollern Bridge. The Batt was congratulated on its turn out and standard of marching. The whole Batt was billeted in a large school.

Home Front:

Worcester ASC Motor Transport Corps have arranged to take two German guns similar to those now at the Guildhall courtyard, on a tour of Worcester and Malvern. A "Sentinel" steam lorry will be available for the tour and one of the guns will be placed on the lorry and one towed behind. The guns will aim to be at Malvern Link at 9am, proceed to Great Malvern, thence to Upton, Pershore, Evesham and return to barracks at 6 o'clock.

Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team