JOHN CORNELIUS STEPHEN DOWSON

Jack

Born: 1923, Ipswich.

Died: 23rd August 1944; age: 21; German PoW – Stalag 18A. ( killed in air raid )

Residence: 36, Rands Way, Ipswich.

 

Rank: Private: Service Number: 5837302.

Regiment: Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Grave Reference:

8.D.1.

Klagenfurt War Cemetery,

Kärnten,

Austria.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of John Thomas Dowson & Dorothy Rosa Dowson.

 

Father: John Thomas Dowson, born May 1898, Hurst Green, East Sussex.

Mother: Dorothy Rosa Dowson (nee Leech), born December 1902, Ipswich.

 

ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939.

John was living with his parents & siblings at the family home 36, Rands Way, Ipswich.

John Dowson, a General Labourer.

Dorothy Dowson, unpaid Domestic Duties.

Clarence Wembley Dowson, an Errand Boy – Grocer, born May 1924, Ipswich.

Basil Ernest Dowson, an Errand Boy – Stationers, born August 1925.

Geoffrey R. Dowson, born 1927, Ipswich.

Rex George Dowson, born 1929, Ipswich.

Eileen R. Dowson, born 1935, Ipswich.

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