Rowe, Frank J

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Rowe, Frank J

Frank John Rowe

Son of William and Harriet Rowe

Husband of Helen Rowe née Pledger of Brookville, 95 Church Road, Teddington

Born about September 1877 at Cruwys Morchard, Devon, England

Joined the British Army and Awarded the D.C.M. in South Africa in 1900

Married on 1st August 1904 at St Stephen’s Church, Battersea, Surrey

Employed as a telephone operator at the Strand, London

Enlisted with the King’s Royal Rifle Corps on 28th May 1915

Served as Company Sergeant Major with the King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 17th Battn., “C” Coy.

Killed in action 3rd September 1916, aged 39

Buried at Ancre British Cemetery, Beaumont-Hamel, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France (Grave Reference VI.B.22)

(See: Find a Grave Memorial 56382586)

Also listed on his wife's grave in Teddington Cemetery (Plot P)

(See: Find A Grave Memorial# 120692371}

Not listed on any Teddington War Memorial

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