Names on Donhead St. Andrew War Memorial 01

Ernest Henry Lawes

Surname: Lawes
Other names: Ernest Henry
Other people in this story:
Henry Lawes
Julia Lawes
Locations in this story:
Donhead St. Andrew
France & Flanders
Anneux British Cemetery, France
West End, Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire

Story:
Ernest Henry Lawes was born in 1899 in Donhead St. Andrew. He was the son of Henry Lawes, a General Mason, and Julia Lawes. At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, he was working as an Errand Boy and living at West End, Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire. He enlisted as a Private in the Oxford & Bucks Light Infantry (Service No. 30249). He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 1st October 1918 and was buried at Anneux British War Cemetery (grave id. III.D.17). He is remembered on the Donhead St. Andrew War Memorial.

Images:
  • Donhead St. Andrew Church
  • Donhead St. Andrew War Memorial

Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The National Archives