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  • Buried at Sebourg British Cemetery, photo courtesy of John Morse
Person Details
Shirland Derbyshire
Next of kin listed as A J Clowes, 46 Sherwood Road, Kirby Road, Sutton in Ashfield, Notts.
04 Nov 1918
582053 - CWGC Website
20045
Private
  • MM MM Military Medal
9th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
William served with the battalion on Gallipoli, in Egypt, France and Belgium. He won the Military Medal in 1917 - Clowes, William Dexter: Private 20045 : 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters, London Gazette 28/1/1918,. For conspicuous gallantry on 4th October 1917, when in the attack on German lines (Pheasant Farm) near Poelcappelle Belgium.
Sebourg Cemeter. 34 of the 56 known graves are 9th Battalion Sherwood Foresters in this battlefield cemetery.
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  • Buried at Sebourg British Cemetery, photo courtesy of John Morse
    Wiliam D Clowes - Buried at Sebourg British Cemetery, photo courtesy of John Morse