DIDCOCK, Alexander

† ≠  Service history: Army Reserve 27/2/1917, entered 17/4/1917. Draft for BEF 2/4/1918. Able Seaman R/1162 RNVR. joined Drake Bn. Royal Naval Division 8/4/1918. (18/5/1918 suffering from Pyrexia of unknown origin, i.e., a fever for which no cause was found. He  re-joined Drake Battalion 13/8/1918. D of W 27/9/1918 in 149th (RN) Field Ambulance (Shrapnel wounds to Abdomen).   Buried Louverval Military Cemetery, Doignies, France . Remembered on the East Dereham Roll of Honour. b 6/4/1899 Wells next to the sea, Norfolk. 1911C scholar in Dorset. His father was Rev Henry Richard Didcock, Methodist minister, Norfolk War Hospital, Thorpe St. Andrew, Norwich, and later of: The Manse, Fair View Rd., Hungerford, Berks, and  who spent his later years (after c1937?) as a highly respected resident in the Hathersage branch of the Homes for the Aged, (Moorland House). Where he rendered devoted service to the Peak and Bradwell Methodist Circuit, until he died, Hathersage 1957.