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Wilcox, Stephen William (1906-1945)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Stephen William Wilcox (1906-1945), born 26 January 1906, son of William Arthur Wilcox and Edith Kavanagh Wilcox, of Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey, later of 30 River Court, Portsmouth Road, Surbiton.

 

Siblings: Kenneth Martin Wilcox (1912-1997).

 

Married to Edith Elizabeth Allcard. Lived at Breach Candy Road, Mumbai (Bombay), India.

 

Attended St Christopher's Preparatory School, Eastbourne.

 

Attended Sherborne School (Abbeylands) January 1920-December 1923.

 

Chartered accountant. Fergusons, Mumbai (Bombay).

 

WW2, Major, Indian Armoured Corps (IAC), attached HQ 19th Indian Division. Died of wounds received in action in Burma on 21 March 1945, aged 39.

 

Commemorated at:

Taukkyan War Cemetery, Myanmar, 17. C. 22 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2088459/wilcox,-steph...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Abbeylands roll of honour.

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