|At the meeting of the Kenilworth Town Council Finance and General Services Committee at 7.00 pm on Thursday 3 May 2018, it was RESOLVED to ask Warwick District Council to add the names of Thomas William DILWORTH, Timothy Laurence FOLEY, William Jonathan HANCOX, William HUBBARD, Frank Bernard THAKE and John William WOODFIELD to the War Memorial in Abbey Fields.|
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Councillor Illingworth explained background information to this item and updated Members that it had been agreed by WDC that the War Memorial would be cleaned by specialist contractors in August, along with essential work being carried out to the paving and pointing.
The full analysis of the possible names may be downloaded here (including the details of the six selected soldiers).
The details for the six soldiers is repeated here.
A pamphlet prepared for the dedication of the new names on 3rd November 2018 can downloaded from here. (Print it on A4 paper, double sided, short-edge binding).
They include Corporal Hancox, the first Kenilworth soldier whose death was reported in the local press in October 1914. He had been born and lived in Kenilworth, joining the army and spending a year in Woolwich police force before being recalled to the army.
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