Lieutenant Villiers Chernocke Downes

Bedfordshire Regiment

Died: Thursday 1 January 1970 (aged 23)

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Record:
DOWNES, VILLIERS CHERNOCKE
Additional information:
Son of Catherine E.A. Downes, of Aspley House, Aspley Guise, Beds., and the late Lt. Col. C. Villiers Downes. His brother, Archer Chernocke Downes also fell.
Cemetery:
LONGUENESSE (ST. OMER) SOUVENIR CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
I. A. 7.
Country:
France

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Lieutenant Villiers Chernocke Downes

Lieutenant Villiers Chernocke Downes. Unit: 1st Battalion, Bedfordshire Regiment. Death: 18 October 1914 Western Front.
CWGC family information: Son of Catherine E.A. Downes, of Aspley House, Aspley Guise, Beds., and the late Lt. Col. C. Villiers Downes. His brother Second Lieutenant Archer Chernocke Downes, 2nd Battalion, Cheshire Regiment also fell on 20 November 1914 (HU 121419).

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Name recorded:
Downes, Villiers Chernocke
Memorial:
St Botolph's (WMR 1927)
Location:
Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Downes, Villiers Chernocke
Memorial:
St Botolph's Parishioners (WMR 1926)
Location:
Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Downes, V C
Memorial:
Trinity College - WW1 (WMR 31985)
Location:
Oxford, Oxfordshire