Major Darrell Francis Stephen Vowler

Army Number : n/a

Battalion : 3rd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born 3 December 1894, son of Francis Simcoe Vowler and Ellen Frances Anne Vowler of Edymead House, Launceston, Cornwall, formerly of Sheen, Punduloya, Ceylon/Sri Lanka. Attended Oaklands Court preparatory school, St Peter’s, Thanet, Kent and Sherborne School (School House) January 1910-December 1912. Attended Sandhurst Military Academy. On 7th August 1914 appointed 2nd Lieutenant to the 3/Sherwood Foresters and was mobilised at Plymouth on 27 August 1914. Captain (temporary Major) D.F.S., Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment, attached to the Machine Gun Corps. Died 28th February 1919, aged 24, of pneumonia contracted in camp at Hazeley Down near Winchester, Hampshire.

Major D.F.S. Vowler

Buried Launceston Cemetery, United Kingdom. Row BB, Grave 42.