THOMAS HENRY COWLES*

Tom

 

Born: 1894, Ipswich.

Died: 16th January 1916; age 22; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 30th May 1915 – France.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 16039; Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion. ( believed previous regiment the Guards)

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

III.C.11.

Guards Corner,

Cuinchy,

Pas de Calais,

France.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   21, Handford Cut, Ipswich.

 

Thomas was 7 years old and living with his parents & siblings. He was recorded with his father’s surname.

Isaac Cranfield, 41, a Merchant Sailor, born Burnham, Essex.

Rosa Cranfield (nee Cowles), 28, born Wymondham, Norfolk.

Gertrude Maud Cowles Cranfield, 13, a General Domestic, born Wymondham.

Mary Ann Cowles Cranfield, 6, born Ipswich.

 

1911   21, Handford Cut, Ipswich.

 

Thomas was 17 years old, Jobbing Work. He was living with his widowed father & sister.

Isaac, 47, a Dock Labourer – Corn Merchants.

Mary, 15, a Domestic Servant – Boarding Housekeeper.

 

Thomas’s mother Rosa Cranfield died, December 1901, Ipswich.

 

Suffolk reg

Suffolk Regiment, 7th Battalion:

http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/suffolk-regiment/

http://www.suffolkregiment.org/Menu.html

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