Hyde War Memorial Trust

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Henry Deeley DOWSE

Private 31277 Henry Deeley DOWSE of 20th Bn., Manchester Regiment

Killed in Action Monday 8th October 1917, Belgium, age 34

Home address:40 Fairbrother Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Born:1883, Hyde, Cheshire
Parents:Margaret Dowse and James Thomas Dowse of 12 Bank Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Marital status:Married to Lavinia Dowse (née Harrop) of 40 Fairbrother Street, Hyde, Cheshire
Occupation:Dairyman, Planter's Margarine Works
He enlisted in:Manchester, Lancashire
Remembered:Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium,   Panel 120 to 124 and 162 to 162A and 163A
Link to Hyde:Born in Hyde

Killed by shell fire with five comrades at their machine gun. They were buried where they fell, with a cross placed over their grave.

Named Harry Henry Dowse on Soldiers' Effects Record.