Born: 1882, The Vicarage, Hale, Farnham, Surrey.
Died: 8th February 1915; age 33; Died of Wounds received at Lille
at Chy-an-Mayr Marazion, Cornwall.uk
Reported in The Gazette – 2nd September 1900 – Royal Regiment Artillery Gentleman Cadet – to be Second Lieutenant.
Regiment: Royal Field Artillery, 52nd Battery.
Ipswich Old Cemetery,
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of the Rev. John Powell, of St. Clement’s Rectory, Ipswich; husband of Ghita Belcher (formerly Slade-Powell), of New Place, Ickham, Canterbury.
1891 ‘Woodview’, Westerfield Road, Ipswich.
John was 10 years old and living with his parents & maternal grandmother.
John Powell, 44, a Clerk in Holy Orders, born Worcester, West Midlands.
Annie Powell (nee Slade), 48, born Worcester.
Ann Slade, 67, born Worcester.
2 general domestic servants.
1901 Royal Artillery Barracks, The Barracks, St. Matthew’s, Ipswich.
John was 20 years old, an Officer ranked Lieutenant of the Royal Field Artillery.
1911 India & Ceylon.
John was 30 years old, he was married and a Captain of the Royal Field Artillery.
John attended Ipswich School.
On the 12th October 1907, Bombay, India, John married Ghita Isabel Colchester, born 1882, Ipswich. They had 1 son:
Jack Harold Slade-Powell, born August 1908, Kanauli, Begal, India.