2nd Lt. William Howitt. Leicestershire Regt.


1879 Mar 27. Born Leicester

1881 census at Syston St, Leicester

1891 census at Syston St, Leicester

1901 census at ?. I cannot find him. Could be in South African War

1907 Married Eliza Ann Shingler at Leicester.

1911 census at 44 Stone St Newcastle On Tyne

1917 Nov 1. Commissioned 2nd Lt

1918 Mar 22. POW in 7th Leics

1918 Dec . Repatriated from POW to UK

1920 Nov 29 Joined ADRIC with service no 1123. Posted to A Coy.

1922 Jan 18 Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1932 Oct/Dec Married Maud Jackson in Leicester

1939 Register at 45 Rancliffe Crescent , Leicester C.B., Leicestershire. He is living with wife Maud and is a retired Army Major and full time ARP

His wife died in Leicester in 1942, but I cannot get his death