Percival Samuel Clowes (1887) - World War 1

Percival Samuel Clowes (1887) – World War 1

Percival Samuel Clowes (1887) was born in Kensington, London, the son of Robert William Hubbard Fisher Clowes (1861) and Mary Rowland Gruit. Enlisted into the 53rd Remount Squadron in 1915, serving for two years. He was subsequently discharged in 1918 as being unfit for further […]

Arthur George Clowes (1896) - World War 1

Arthur George Clowes (1896) – World War 1

Arthur George Clowes (1896) was born in Churchover, Warwickshire, the son of Alfred Clowes (1857) and Elizabeth Fox Stretton. Enlisted into the British Army in 1916, serving for two years. He was subsequently discharged in 1918 as being unfit for further active service.

Albert William Clowes (1899) - World War 1

Albert William Clowes (1899) – World War 1

Albert William Clowes (1899) was born in Churchover, Warwickshire, the son of Thomas Clowes (1871) and Louisa Smith. He enlisted into the UK Army Royal Engineers as a Sapper in 1915. He survived the war, being demobilied in 1919.

William Isaiah Clowes (1886) - World War 1

William Isaiah Clowes (1886) – World War 1

William Isaiah Clowes (1886) was born in Alrewas, Staffordshire, the son of Thomas Clowes (1871) and Betsey Bartlett. He enlisted into the Royal Garrison Artillery as a Gunner in 1915, serving overseas until his discharge in 1918. He was awarded the Silver War Badge in […]

John Thomas Close (1873) - World War 1

John Thomas Close (1873) – World War 1

John Thomas Close (1873) was born in Ludworth, Derbyshire, the son of John Thomas Close (1841) and Mary Elizabeth Mayworth. He was drafted into the Cheshire Regiment in 1914 during World War 1, and subsequently discharged in 1919. He was awarded the British War Medal […]

Harry Close (1898) - World War 1

Harry Close (1898) – World War 1

  Harry Close (1898) was born in Idle, Yorkshire, the son of William Close (1868) and Ann Lavinia Darnborough. He was drafted into the British Army in 1917, joining the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry. He was subsequently discharged in 1919, and was awarded the […]