Chester Chronicle 9 October 1915

Report in the Chester Chronicle 9th October 1915 regarding the death of Douglas Kirk Wolley Dod

Further particulars are now given of the fate of Lieutenant Douglas Kirk Wolley-Dod, King's (Liverpool Regiment) 12th Battalion, youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Wolley-Dod,of Edge Hall, Cheshire, and nephew of Brigadier-General O. C. Wolley-Dod, C. B. , D. S. O. His Colonel writes of his cool and collected behaviour in trying circumstances, and says that he was setting a very fine example to his men during a heavy bombardment in the trenches, where he was killed instantaneously by a shell. His Colonel adds: "Not only was he a hard-working, keen, reliable officer, happy and cheerful under all circumstances, but his bright disposition had endeared him to all ranks, and he was a great favourite.""

Chester Chronicle 9th October 1915

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