See also

William DOWKES (1883-1915)

William Henry DOWKES, son of Samuel Stamper DOWKES (1837-1891) and Elizabeth Emma JOHNS (1853- ), was born Q2 1883 in Cawsand, Cornwall. He appeared in the census in 1891 in Cawsand aged 7. The address was: Duck Street. Staying with Grandmother (Mary Ann (Wilcocks)(1830)). William appeared in the census in 1891 in Cawsand aged 7. The address was: Garrett Street. He Attested (Military) on on 13 May 1897 at Devonport, Plymouth. The address was: Lancashire Fusiliers (Rgt No 5646). He was Demobbed (Military) on 12 May 1909. He Attested (Military) on on 16 June 1909 at Devonport. The address was: Middlesex Regiment (Rgt No. 12587). He died of Killed In action on 15 February 1915 in Ypre, Belgium. Private WILLIAM HENRY DOWKES

L/12587, 3rd Bn., Middlesex Regiment

who died age 32

on 15 February 1915

Son of Elizabeth Emma Dowkes, of 10, Tracy St., Plymouth.

Remembered with honour

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL.