Wars Last Goodbyes
Individual Record

Warwick Cemetery

Inscription

In ever loving memory of

Alfred

Beloved husband of

Eileen Howlett

Who passed on May 16th 1940

Aged 28 years

Late Drum Major Essex Regt

Died through active service

Additional memorials placed upon Alfred's grave to his brothers:

To the memory of our sons

 

W. H. Howlett

Worcestershire Rgt

Killed at Tobruk

G. W. Howlett

Royal Warwicks

Killed East Africa

Feb 8th 1945

3 brothers who served and lost their lives due to the Second World War

Place of Inscription

Warwick Cemetery

Warwickshire

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William Henry

Howlett

29th May 1913

Ireland

14th June 1942

Reported missing then confirmed killed in action at the Box 'Knightsbridge' near Tobruk in north Africa. The box was a hugely strategic position made up of railway tracks which could mean those who held it could control supply lines - fierce tank and close quarter battles ensued particularly on the dawn of 14th June

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Knightsbridge War Cemetery, Acroma, Libya

Second World War

Private

1st Battalion Worcestershire Regiment

William's brothers George William and Alfred also died during the Second World War - three of four brothers who served

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Second World War

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Royal Warwickshire Regiment

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