war memorial at dusk, photographed by Michelle Cooper

Service Record Notes


Leslie Frederick Filer Nowers.
Born abt. 1897.
Age 19.
13, De Burgh Street., Dover.
Army Service Corps (M.T.)
Regt. No. 202810.
Enrolment Paper. M2/202810. Leslie F. F. Nowers.
Questions to be put to the Reservists on joining.
Residing – 13, De Burgh Street, Dover.
Age 19 years – 77 days.
Occupation – Motor Mechanic Driver.
Have you ever served in any branch of His Majesty’s forces, Naval or Military? Yes, RNVR (AAC) 2/11/15.
Next of kin Frederick George Nowers, 13, De Burgh Street, Dover – Father.
Called up for service, Pte. 21/8/16.
Joined at Grove Park 22/8/16.
Missing at sea – Pte. 27 June 1917.
Home 21/8/16 to 21/6/17.
Ex. Force Solonika, (881 Coy) 22/6/17 to 27/6/17.
Enlisted 21st August 1916 at Canterbury.
Joined on enlistment A.S.C. M2/202810.
Transferred Motor Transport B1. Grove Park.
Became non effective by death from drowning in consequence upon the sinking of H.T. Armadale on 27th June 1917.
Royal Army Service Corps. 202810. Nowers. F. F. deceased.
Father, Frederick G. Nowers – 3, Connaught Park Villas, Dover.
Mother, Laura D. Address as above.
Sister, Mabel G. Nowers, as above.


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