John's real-time WW1 blog: Family brings home their boy for burial in a unique military ceremony

John Dilley
John Dilley

November 6, 1917...

A poignant first was seen in Lubenham 100 years ago this week when an ‘impressive military funeral’ with full honours was held for Private G T Cockerill, according to the November 6, 1917, edition of the Market Harborough Advertiser.