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Key dates over December 1918

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Lives lost on this day: 0

10th December 1918 - The Labour candidate (Mr W.M. Fielding) addressed his first meeting

Rolling casualty count: 11571

War Front:

2nd Batt: Batt marched away from Masnieres, passing through Marcoing, Ribecourt and Havrincourt. The Batt was billeted in a wet, muddy camp at Hernies

14th Batt: There were more parades and the salvage parties continued. Sport was played in pm and there was a concert at night.

Home Front:

The Labour candidate (Mr W.M. Fielding) addressed his first meeting at Evesham on Monday evening where there was a large gathering in the Public Hall including many supporters of the other candidates. There were occasional interruptions but no disorder.

France: The King on Sunday visited a series of places round about Ypres made memorable by continuous fighting. General Birdwood accompanied the Royal party and pointed out to His Majesty interesting features of the battlefields including Gheluvelt where the Prussian Guard momentarily broke through in the first battle of Ypres when the situation was saved by the counter-attack of the Worcesters.

Information researched by The Worcestershire World War 100 team