ROWLES, Giles/Victor

✟ ≠ A sailor who enlisted in 1914 in Melbourne, 1402 Pte 14th Bn Australian Imperial Force. D of W on the Hospital ship ‘Devanha’ on 10/8/1915 age 19, having been shot by a sniper following the battle on Lone Pine, Gallipoli, and was buried at sea off Mudras Harbour.  b 1896 Rixton Lancs.  His mother was Mary Ann Williamson Fox b 1865 Callow Farm, Highlow. Her great grandfather was George Fox after whom Fox House was reputed to be named. (DC 25/3/1893; ‘The family farmed Callow for generations’).  She married twice. 1881 to Thomas Shorrocks, and 1895 to Charles Rowles. 1901C the family are living in Rixton Lancs, his mother died 1909, Manchester. 1911C Giles is listed as ‘Bowles’ living with his Aunt at Cardiff.