John Henry Thomas Clowes (1895) - World War 1

John Henry Thomas Clowes (1895) – World War 1

John Henry Thomas Clowes (1895) was born in Rugby, Warwickshire, the son of Thomas Clowes (1871) and Louisa Smith. He enlisted into the Royal Navy in 1913 immediately after his 18th birthday. He served on many ships, before, during and after World War 1. John […]

John Close (1886) - World War 1

John Close (1886) – World War 1

John Close (1886) was born in Belfast, Ireland, the son of John Close (1850) and Mary Jane Bell. He enlisted into the Royal Navy in 1901 and served on a number of ships before and through World War 1. He died on board H.M.S. Indefatigable […]