Joseph Clowes (1901) – Royal Navy

Joseph Clowes (1901) was born in Sheffield, England, the son of Arthur Clowes (1861) and Edith Reynolds. He enlisted into the Royal Navy in 1919 for a 3-year period, and served on a number of ships before his discharge in…

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Frederick Stephen Clowes (1915) – World War 2

Frederick Stephen Clowes (1915) was born in Marylebone, Londonthe son of Harold Robert Clowes (1885) and Gertrude Alice Maud Leggett. He saw active service in the 3rd Heavy Anti-Aircraft Regiment, Royal Artillery as a Gunner during World War II. He…

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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…

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2019

So, here we go again ... another year older, fatter and definitely no wiser. We would like to wish all our family, relatives, friends, visitors and especially our Contributors a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please also…

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Frederick Close (1803) – British Army

Frederick Close (1803) was born in Manchester, Lancashire, the son of John Close (1762) and Mary Rylance. He enlisted into His Majesty's 86th or Royal County of Down Regiment of Infantry, but perished in the River Suir near Clonmel, County…

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