2nd Lieutenant Kenneth Theodore Dunbar WILCOX
8th Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment
Date of birth: 1895
Date of death: 8 November 1915
Killed in action aged 20
Buried at Reninghelst Churchyard Extension, Ref 2
Kenneth Theodore Dunbar was born in Clapham, the son of the Revd Alfred G Wilcox MA CF Vicar of St George‘s Battersea Park Road, London S W (Senior Chaplain of the XV (Scottish) Division and the Highland Division) and Mrs Harriet L Wilcox.
Kenneth was formerly a King‘s Scholar at Westminster School, where he played a few times in the Westminster Eleven in 1912 (Wisden) and a Westminster Exhibitioner of Christ Church, Oxford.
He commenced service 13 September 1914, and served in France and Belgium. He was killed in action near Lankhof Chateau, Ypres, and was buried by his father at Reninghelst two days later.