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Frederick Herbert Cumberland Wilcox

In memory of:

Captain Frederick Herbert Cumberland Wilcox

January 14, 1917

Military Service


Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Lancashire Fusiliers

Division:

4th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of C.M. Wilcox and brother of Major Edward Alexander Cumberland Wilcox, 52 Battalion, died in service on 9 October 1921.

Commemorated on Page 582 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BASRA MEMORIAL
Iraq

Grave Reference:

N/A

Location:

The BASRA MEMORIAL, within Basra War Cemetery, is about 9 kilometres north-west of Basra, a town on the west bank of the Shatt-al-Arab, 90 kilometres from its mouth in the Persian Gulf. The BASRA MEMORIAL consists of a roofed colonnade of white Indian stone, 80 metres long, with an obelisk 16 metres high as the central feature. The names are engraved on slate panels fixed to the wall behind the columns. More than 40,000 British, Indian and West African dead who died in the operations in Mesopotamia from the Autumn of 1914 to the end of August 1921, are commemorated here. Note: The Commonwealth War Graves Commission strongly advises that the Foreign and Commonwealth Office should be contacted before attempting to visit Iraq. Their details are as follows:
Travel Advice Unit Consular Division Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Old Admiralty Building
London, England
SW1A 2AF
Tel: 0207 008 0232/0233
Fax: 0207 008 0164

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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