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ClowSydney John19Occupation: Fitter. Next of kin: Father. Address: Queenstown .
Source: Attestation paper in WO126
Town Guard and District Mounted Troops
ClowT ASource: WO100/283Mafeking Town Guard
ClowT ASource: Medal rollsCape Railway Sharpshooters
ClowThomas BrabranSource: WO100/283Mafeking Railway Volunteers
ClowW2265DrummerWounded. Senekal, 29 May 1900
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Grenadier Guards
Clow(s)(n)erE J PChief OfficerTransport Medal, clasps: South Africa and China. Ship: Avoca / Jelunga (British India).
Source: Transport Medal roll
Transport ships
Clow?W JSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsSouth African Constabulary
CloweG HOrdinary SeamanQSA (0). Ref: 203.620.
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Monarch
ClowersMSource: Medal rollsCape Railway Sharpshooters
ClowesCharles295Attested: Oct 1901. Source: CMP7Cape Police
ClowesCharles3384TrooperSource: Nominal roll in WO127Thorneycroft's Mounted Infantry
ClowesDenis Robert370PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseWest Australia, 6th Mounted Infantry Contingent
ClowesEdward Henrick981Squadron QMSSource: QSA Medal Rolls6th Company, 4th Btn, IY
ClowesErnest WilliamCaptainCLOWES, ERNEST WILLIAM, Captain, was born 11 January 1869, in London, son of Samuel William Clowes, of Norbury, Derbyshire, and of Broughton Hall, Lancashire. He was educated at Eton, and joined the 1st Life Guards, 30 July 1890; was promoted to Lieutenant 2 September 1891, and Captain 14 March, 1896. Captain Clowes served in the South African War, 1899-1900, and was present at the Relief of Kimberley; operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including operations at Paardeberg (17 to 20 February), actions at Poplar Grove, Driefontein, Houtnek (Thoba Mountain), Vet River (3 and 6 May) and Zand River; operations in the Transvaal in May and June, 1900, including actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill (11 and 12 June); operations in the Transvaal, west of Pretoria, including action at Eland's River (4 to 16 August); operations in Orange River Colony in 1900, including actions at Bethlehem and Wittebergen (15 to 29 July); operations in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1898 to 1900, including actions at Colesberg (5 January to 2 February). He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with six clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 November 1901]: "Ernest William Clowes, Captain, 1st Life Guards. In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 17 December 1901. Captain Clowes resigned his commission in July 1904. Major Clowes rejoined the Reserve Regiment, 1st Life Guards, in August 1914, and served until demobilized in January 1919. He was promoted Major in 1915. Extract from Regimental Orders: "Hyde Park Barracks, SW, 2 September 1919. The names of the undermentioned have been brought to the notice of the Secretary of State for War, for valuable services rendered in connection with the war: Major E W Clowes, DSO". He married, on 1 June, 1909, at St Peter's, Eaton Square, Blanche, daughter of Admiral the Honourable A Lyttelton and Lady Margaret Lyttelton, and they had two sons: John Ernest, born 7 November 1910, and Henry Nelson, born 21 October 1911.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Life Guards
ClowesErnest WilliamCaptain1st Life Guards. QSA (6). .
Source: QSA medal rolls
Life Guards
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