Photo of Frank Dowdeswell and another soldier
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|Title||Photo of Frank Dowdeswell and another soldier|
|Notes||Frank Dowdeswell is seated on the bench with another soldier standing, both are wearing the cap badge of the Buffs regiment, and their 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.
|Item Date||1919 - 1921|
|Creation place||Cork, Ireland|
|Item medium||Photographic paper|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Alun Edwards|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Terry and Pam Hyett|