Other names: Cecil Dashwood Milman
Locations in this story: Weaverham, CheshireFrance & FlandersLoos Memorial, FranceDonhead Lodge, Donhead St. Andrew, WiltshireWiltshireSt Mary Magdelane Church, Camden, LondonHaileybury School, Great Amwell, HertfordshireSalisbury Cathedral
Story: Cecil Dashwood Milman Fowler was born on 2nd November, 1896, in Weaverham, Cheshire, and baptised at St Mary Magdelane Church, Camden, London, on 5th January, 1897. He was the son of Lt. Col. Valentine Augustus Milman Fowler, a Prison Governor, and Edith Marian Fowler (nee Byas). At the time of the 1911 Census, he was single and a student boarding in the Sanditemum Hailey School House, Haileybury School, Great Amwell, Hertfordshire. His father was Governor of Norwich Prison and the family lived in that area. He enlisted early in 1914 and joined the 1st Battalion (2nd Foot), of the Queen's (Royal West Surrey) Regiment and at the time of his death held the rank of Lieutenant. He served in France & Flanders and was awarded the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals and clasp. He died on 25th September 1915 and his name appears on the Loos Memorial (Panel 13 to 15). He is remembered on the Wiltshire Roll of Honour in Salisbury Cathedral, on the De Ruvigny Roll of Honour and on the Haileybury School Roll of Honour. His parents later moved to Donhead Lodge, Donhead St. Andrew, Wiltshire.