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George Fox, Age 20

Private, 64524, 16th Battalion, Manchester Regiment.

manchester regiment cap badge
Manchester regiment cap badge.

George Fox must also be added to the fallen from the Dawley district as his address is given as Horsehay.

Private George Fox was the son of Henry and Sarah Fox, 6. Old Row, Horsehay. George enlisted at the age of 17, and joined the K.S.L.I. (19469) being later transferred to the Manchester Reg.

George died from wounds received, in hospital at Woodchurch, near Birkenhead, on 11th November 1918, age 20. Which was the day the war ended; he became the third Dawley area lad to die on this day.

He was buried in the North Eastern corner of Little Wenlock church yard on 15th November 1918. His address in the burial register is given as Coalmoor, Little Wenlock.

Fox G 64524 Head Stone
George's Grave at Little Wenlock.

Little Wenlock War Memorial
Little Wenlock War Memorial.

WWI Medal Rolls Index Card

WWI Medal Rolls Index Card

Commonwealth War Graves
Buried St. Lawrence Churchyard


victory-medal britishwar-medal
Victory Medal British War Medal