Born: 1896, Ipswich.

Died: 25th January 1919; age 23; Died Egypt – of Pneumonia.

Residence: Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Private; Service Number: 47286

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion.

Formerly 2549, R.A.M.C.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:


Cairo War Memorial Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Benjamin Dowe, of 10, Newton Street, Ipswich & the late Jane Dowe.




1901   10, Newton Road, Ipswich.


Henry was 5 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Benjamin Dowe, 42, a Tailor, born Ipswich.

Jane Dowe (nee Garrod), 41, born Whitton, Suffolk.

Ethel Dowe, 13, born Ipswich.

Wilfred Dowe, 11, born Ipswich.

Dorothy Beatrice Dowe, 9, born Ipswich.

Margaret Dowe, 7, born Ipswich.

Percy Albert Dowe, 2, born Ipswich.

Violet May Dowe, 11 months, born Ipswich.


1911   10, Newton Road, Ipswich.


Henry was 15 years old, a Grocer’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Benjamin, 56, a Tailor.

Jane, 53.

Percy, 12.

Violet, 10.

Arthur Benjamin Dowe, 7, born Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Benjamin Dowe – father.


Bedfordshire Regiment, 1st/5th Battalion:


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