Stories of Worcestershire People
Private Fred Dancox was one of four Worcestershire men to be awarded the Victoria Cross during the First World War. He came from Worcester and was in the 4th Battalion Worcestershire Regiment. His VC was announced for his bravery at the Battle of Poelcapelle near Ypres on 9th October 1917. He was due home on leave in December but was killed on 30th November 1917.