John Henry Jobson Fowles

Rank Corporal
Service No 624131
Date of Death 29/04/1918
Age 40
Regiment/Service Honourable Artillery Company 'A'Bty. 126th Bde.
Cemetery Etaples Military Cemetery


John Henry Jobson Fowles was born on 12th February 1878 and christened on 10th March at St Mary’s Walthamstow. His father Henry was a bank clerk. His father and mother, Elizabeth Ann Fowles, were to have just one more child, Margaret Mary (b.1880 in Kent). In the 1890s, the family moved to Finchley, where they lived at 105 Station Road. John was employed as a courier’s clerk. He later changed to being a cemetery clerk, and following his mother’s death, he moved to Cavendish Avenue, Finchley with his father, now retired, and his unmarried sister.


John died of wounds at a Canadian casualty clearing station in France on 29th April 1918.