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Key dates over December 1918

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Lives lost on this day: 2

2nd December 1918 - Martley farmer summoned for supplying intoxicants to a German prisoner

Rolling casualty count: 11562

War Front:

1st Batt: A Colour Party proceeded to Worcester to receive the Colours from the Dean of the Cathedral. These men received honours: Capt. Stevens, MC and 2 Bars, 2Lt ESF Verstedd, Acting RSM G Crump, MC, DCM and Bar, all received the Croix de Guerre.

2nd Batt: Batt doing Coy training. There was a conference for Coy Commanders.

4th Batt: The Baths were allotted to some Coys but there was no clean clothing available. The remainder of the Coys were cleaning and clearing up.

14th Batt: Batt Ceremonial Parade under the CO was held.

Home Front:

David Jenkins, farmer, of Martley was summoned for supplying intoxicants to a German prisoner. Men worked on his farm picking potatoes. Witnesses passing the house said they heard singing and were sure the German was singing songs in German. The German prisoner, through an interpreter, said he could scarcely remember all that took place but he knew he was supplied with several lots of cider.

Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team