BARON CLAUD ALLEN BLOWERS

 

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

On or since death presumed: 8th May 1915; age 23; KiA.

Occupation: Golf Caddie.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th January 1915 – France.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 8272

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Memorial Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   Parliament Road, Ipswich.

 

Baron was 8 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick William Blowers, 37, a Shoemaker, born Ipswich.

Jane Blowers (nee Smith), 35, born Ipswich.

Ethel Violet Blowers, 12, born Ipswich.

Leslie Ralph Blowers, 10, born Ipswich.

Frank Harold Blowers, 6, born Ipswich.

Bertrand Victor Blowers, 3, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Maud Blowers, 1, born Ipswich.

 

1911   Depot Suffolk Regiment, Out Risbygate, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Baron was 17 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 3rd Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment. Occupation – Golf Caddie.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick Blowers – father.

 

Suffolk Regiment, 1st Battalion:

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements

Suffolk Regiment website

Friends of The Suffolk Regiment

 

 

 

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