Soldier’s grave finally honoured 95 years onBreaking News
THE final resting place of a Kenilworth soldier killed in the First World War has been marked for the first time thanks to the rediscovery of a letter to his parents.
A special memorial ceremony involving his relatives and town historians was finally held in Belgium to mark the spot where he was laid to rest.
Dudley White, a 20-year-old soldier from Castle Road, was killed on October 9 1917 when his tank, Damon II, was hit by a German shell in the town square in Poelkapelle.
He is recorded in history as having no known grave, but thanks to efforts of historians this is no longer the case....
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