Did You Know?
Did you know there is a connection between the sinking of the Titanic and the Dover Patrol?
An interesting fact is that Lieutenant CH Lightoller (who was 2nd officer on the Titanic when it sank and the highest ranking officer to survive the sinking) was the commander of HMS Falcon with the Dover Patrol.
Do you know the connection between Dover and the First Concise Oxford Dictionary
Francis George Fowler was the Co-Writer, with his brother Henry Watson Fowler, of the first Concise Oxford English Dictionary, The King’s English & Fowler’s Modern English Useage. Francis George Fowler served as a private in the Royal Fusiliers and died of T.B. in 1918, he is buried in Dover at St James’s Cemetery and is listed on the War Memorial.