E. F. Gowler
F. Gowler - He was one of sixteen selected men of the 1/1st to be
transferred to the 3rd Line East Anglian Divisional Cyclists on Tuesday
< 16/10/1915 had gone to France. The day of their departure they were
accorded a hearty send-off when they were paraded on the Battalion
Parade Ground, and headed by the Regimental Band, were marched to the
station. On the station the Band played appropriate music, while Col.
Herbert the Captain chaplain (Rev K. D. Knowles), the Adjutant (Capt.
Myres) and other officers said " good-bye ", and a tremendous
cheer was the good-bye of the home battalion as the train steamed out of
E. F. Gowler - Under the heading of "THE SELECTED SIXTEEN" in a local
paper dated 23/10/1915 he was one of sixteen selected men from the 1st Hunts.
Cyclist Battalion has been transferred to the 3rd Line East Anglian Divisional
Cyclists and has proceeded to
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