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Lives lost on this day: 1

3rd December 1918 - Lantern lecture for the Garden Cities and Town planners Association

Rolling casualty count: 11563

War Front:

1st Batt: The day was devoted to education and recreational training.

2nd Batt: Batt route marched through Biaretz. The CO visited the Coys announcing the following awards: Capt. Boswell, MC was awarded the DSO, Capt. Hopkins, MC was given a Bar to his MC, 2Lt Kelly was given the MC.

4th Batt: There was drill, handling of arms and physical games for the Batt. The rate of exchange for one month was fixed at 1 mark = 70 centime. A number of officers, NCOs and men visited La Grotte at Remouchanes.

14th Batt: Batt paraded as strong as possible and took part in a Divisional Ceremonial Parade under the GOC 68th (RN) Division.

Home Front:

Under the auspices of the Education Committee of the Worcester Cooperative Society there was a lantern lecture for the Garden Cities and Town planners Association. Chairing the meeting, the Dean, Dr Moore Ede said, there was no subject relating to social well-being that was of more vital importance to the British Empire than housing. He referred to his efforts on Tyneside and in Worcester to prove his faith in the possibilities of establishing homes on a cooperative basis.

Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team