Skip to navigation | Skip to content | Skip to footer

Key dates over December 1918

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31

Lives lost on this day: 1

21st December 1918 - Kidderminster landlord admitted receiving brandy and whisky without a certificate

Rolling casualty count: 11580

War Front:

1st Batt: The GOC Division and the Brigadier commanding the 24th Infantry Brigade visited the Batt.

2nd Batt: There was a roll call parade at 07.30 hours. Plans were discussed for a cross-country run.

4th Batt: Batt had kit inspection and cleaning up, followed by physical games. The Diamond Troupe commenced their evening performance.

14th Batt: The Batt had another concert at night.

Home Front:

At Kidderminster, Richard Henry Wood landlord of the Half Moon Inn, New Road, admitted receiving brandy and whisky without a certificate and not entering spirits into his stock book. The defendant purchased a considerable quantity of brandy and whisky from a man named Foxall who represented that he was a traveller of a Stourbridge firm of wine and spirit merchants but it was shown he had no connection to the firm.

Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team