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57639: Photo of Frank Dowdeswell

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Frank Dowdeswell is wearing his Victory medal 1914-1919. After the First World War Frank served with the British army in Ireland and witnessed the fighting/civil war there. Frank was the father of Pam Hyett. He was known to his family as 'Curly', because of his hair.

Part of a collection relating to the service of Frank (7th Buffs) and Bob (Army Service Corps) Dowdeswell, of Shaw Green, Prestbury, nr Cheltenham. Bob died in April 1917 after a lorry accident.

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7586.jpg| GWA_6650_PICT0411.jpg|

Subject

Dowdeswell, Frank

Date

circa 1919 - 1921

Date Created

01/01/1919

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1921

Source

Photograph

Medium

Photographic paper

Type

Photograph

Contributor

Alun Edwards | Alun Edwards | Terry and Pam Hyett

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford

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