Lancashire North Despatch Issue 8: Nov 2011


On 10th November 1920 the frontispiece photo (IWM ref Q111468 ) shows the Unknown
Warrior being borne along Admiralty Pier, Dover to be buried in Westminster Abbey
next day. Michael Gavaghan on Page 7 revisits the writing of his book entitled “The
Story of the UNKNOWN WARRIOR” which was first published in 1995. On Page 16 is
the latest regarding Lieut Col Sir Gilbert Mackereth who was the next British soldier to
be exhumed from his grave on the Continent and repatriated to England. The
Remembrance Stone over his cremated remains in the Gallipoli Garden, Bury will
unveiled by his first cousin John Sloan on 11th November 2011.