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  • 30th November 2017
Frederick Dancox – Worcester’s Victoria Cross Winner

100 years ago (30 November 1917) Private Fred Dancox died in action, a month after performing the heroic action that won him the Victoria Cross and hours before he was due leave to England, to see his family and receive the medal. Those eagerly waiting to greet Dancox at the railway station were puzzled when...

  • 29th November 2017
Find of the Month – November

  What counts as a ‘find’? To archaeologists, this term usually means artefacts we’ve uncovered. But what about archaeological features (pits, ditches and so on) – are they finds too? Both features and artefacts are things found by archaeologists, so in that sense yes they are. November’s find of the month is a Roman well,...