Born: 1887, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd April 1918; age 31; KiA.

Residence: 19, Nottidge Road, Ipswich.

Employed: a Printer at Messrs. Smith and Smith’s, Suitall, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 376142

Regiment: Durham Light Infantry, 19th Battalion.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 68 & 72.

Pozieres Memorial,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Stowe, of 11, Tooley Street, Ipswich; husband of A. Eley (formerly Stowe), of 380, Bramford Road, Ipswich.




1891   25, Little Gibson Street, Ipswich.


Francis was 4 years old and living with his parents & brother.

Frederick William Stowe, 31, a Boot Maker, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth Stowe (nee Symonds), 24, born Ipswich.

Frederick Stowe, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   132, Woodhouse Street, Ipswich.


Francis was 14 years old, a Printer’s Help. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick, 40, a Boot Finisher.

Elizabeth, 34.

Frederick, 11.

Edith Alice Stowe, 8, born Ipswich.

Grace Stowe, 5, born Ipswich.


1911   11, Tooley’s Street, Ipswich.


Francis was 24 years old, a Printer – Pattern Hand. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Frederick, 50, a Boot Finisher.

Elizabeth, 44.

Frederick, 21, a Printer – Pattern Hand.

Grace, 15, a Machinist – Folding Machine.

Alfred Stowe, 9, born Ipswich.

Beatrice Stowe, 6, born Ipswich.

Lily Stowe, 4, born Ipswich.

Gertrude Stowe, 1, born Ipswich.


In 1913, Ipswich, Francis married Annie Martha Hubert, born 1888, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Annie M. Stowe – widow.


Francis is also remembered at The Mission Free Church , Curriers Lane, Ipswich.


Durham Light Infantry, 19th Battalion

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