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How to contribute your First World War artefacts to the Lest We Forget Archive
The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation is working in collaboration with the University of Oxford to create a digital archive of the First World War artefacts stored in bedrooms and attics across the UK. Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund we will be staging events across the UK, encouraging people to bring along their family heirlooms to be inc…
Died one day, buried two days later by his father
On 8 November 1915 a young officer, 2/Lt Kenneth Theodore Dunbar Wilcox, was killed whilst serving in the 8th Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment).Two days later he was buried by his father the chaplain to the forces. Kenneth Wilcox was the only son of Rev. G.A. Wilcox and Mrs H.L. Wilcox. Rev. Wilcox was the vicar of St George’s Battersea Park an…