Other names: Sidney Harold Warren
Locations in this story: Holnest, DorsetFordington St. George, DorsetFontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, DorsetEast Pulham, Dorchester, DorsetBridport, DorsetMinterne Magna, Dorset
Story: Sidney Harold Warren Mowlem was born at Holnest, Dorset on 11 Aug 1887 and baptised there on 14 Aug 1887 the son of Robert William Mowlem and Rosetta Mowlem (nee Warren). He spent much of his early life in Holnest. By 1911 his parents had moved to 58 West Street, Fontmell Magna, Shaftesbury, Dorset, but Sidney was boarding in Minterne Magna, Dorset. He enlisted on 10 Sep 1914 and had served with the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry as a Private (Service Nos. 6285 & 202580). He was discharged on 27 Nov 1918 due to sickness and awarded the Victory and British War Medals as well as the Silver War Badge No. B55059. He married Louisa Mitcham on 20 Aug 1919 at Fordington St. George, Dorset. By the time of the 1939 Register he was living at East Pulham, Dorchester, Dorset, working as a Woodman. He died in the Port Bredy Hospital, Bridport, Dorset, on 10 Sep 1959. Of his brothers, Wesley Harry Warren Mowlem died during the conflict whilst Ernest William Warren Mowlem served and survived.