Ipswich War Memorial and Cenotaph

Born: 1892, Ipswich.

Died: 26th May 1915; age 23; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 16th September 1914.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 4164

Regiment: 6th Dragoon Guards (Carabineers), Household Cavalry & Cavalry of the Line.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp – issued 1914.


Grave Reference:

Enclosure No. 2. IV.A.66.

Bedford House Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mr & Mrs Blowers, of 44, Waveney Road, Ipswich.




1901   90, Waveney Road, Ipswich.


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

Josiah William Blowers, 33, a Bricklayer, born Crowfield, Suffolk.

Florence Blowers (nee Haddock), 32, born Ipswich.

Violet Mabel E. Blowers, 12, born Ipswich.

Percy Josiah Blowers, 5, born Ipswich.

James Blowers, 3, born Ipswich.

Bessie Florence M. Blowers, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   Mauritius & South Africa.


William was 20 years old, a Soldier ranked Private in the 6th Dragoon Guards.

Williams is also remembered on SPRINGFIELD SCHOOL ww1 Memorial, Ipswich.

6th Dragoon Guards : http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/cavalry-regiments/the-dragoon-guards/


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