Henry Arthur Clowes (1867) - World War 1

Henry Arthur Clowes (1867) – World War 1

Henry Arthur Clowes (1867) was born in London, England, the son of Samuel William Clowes (1821) and the Honourable Adelaide Cavendish. A career soldier, acheiving the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the 1st Staffordshire Yeomanry. He died of fever in 1916 in Egypt, and is buried […]

Metcalfe Close (1893) - World War 1

Metcalfe Close (1893) – World War 1

Metcalfe Close (1893) was born at Gunnerside, Richmond, the son of Ralph Metcalfe and Elizabeth Hannah Close (1870). He joined the 12th Mountain Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery during the first World War as a gunner. Service number: 162445 Enlisted at Richmond, as it appears he […]