Unsolved Murders

Cedric William Pepper

Age: unknown

Sex: male

Date: 23 Oct 1915

Place: Worcester College, Oxford

Cedric William Pepper was shot in the head.

It was thought that he might have shot himself accidently.

He had been in the 3rd Somerset Light Infantry and had served nine months in France as a rifleman in the Kings Royal Rifles but was wounded in the thigh.

He was in training in Oxford and had served some time in the ranks having recently obtained a commission.

He was found dead with a pistol lying by his side.

His father said that he knew of nothing to cause his son anxiety.

*map pointers are rough estimates based on known location details as per Place field above.

see www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk

see Portsmouth Evening News - Saturday 23 October 1915

see Western Daily Press - Saturday 23 October 1915

see The Scotsman - Saturday 23 October 1915

see Burton Daily Mail - Friday 22 October 1915