1918-2008: Ninety Years of Remembrance

Soldier Record

Joseph Edward Howe

Contributed by: Darren Chidlow, on 2008-11-06

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First Name Joseph Edward
Surname Howe
Year of Birth 1877
Year of Death 1951
Regiment King's Shropshire Light Infantry
Place of Wartime Residence Herefordshire

Joseph Edward's Story

my great grand father was wounded in face and left arm by an aeroplane bomb his face was peppered with powder marks leaving him blinded he went to st dunstans where he learnt netting, mat and rug making. i never met him but ive got one photo of him i don,t even know where his unit served it dosen t say on his medal card but he was the lucky one to return home . i feel proud of him and also sad of the other s who didnt return home

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