Capt Leopold George Fisher Rowe, MC. Grenadier Guards


There is a medal card in TNA, but I cannot get it on Ancestry

1883 Jul 16. Born Hambledon, Surrey

1891 census at Thorncombe, Bramley, Surrey

Thorncombe Park, Bramley, Surrey

1901 Mar 11. 5th Battalion, the Northumberland Fusiliers, Leopold George Fisher-Rowe , Gent, to be Second Lieutenant . . He got the Mediterranean Medal

1901 census at Queen Anne Mansions, Westminster

Awarded Mediterranean Medal during this time

1903 Jun 13. Lt L G Fisher-Rowe resigns his commission.

1911 census at Park Cottages, Ringwood, Hants

1914 Dec 10. Commissioned 2nd Lt Suffolk Yeomanry. . Leopold George Fisher-Rowe (late Second Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, The Northumberland Fusiliers

1915 Oct 9. Transfers to Grenadier Guards

1916 Jan . the 1st Bn were in reserve at La Gorgue where it had retired to “after a strenuous time in the trenches”. At this time King’s Company was commanded by Captain W S Pilcher, with Lt LG Fisher-Rowe and 2nd Lt R FW Echlin as the officers

1916 Sep 10/11. Meanwhile the King's Company 1st Battalion Grenadiers, under Captain Drury-Lowe, moved into the line to fill up the gap between the left of No. 3 Company and the 2nd Battalion Scots Guards, which now occupied the line originally held by the Welsh Guards. In carrying out this operation the King's Company captured fifty German prisoners. No. 4 Company, under Captain L. G. Fisher-Rowe, moved into the line on the left of the Scots Guards to fill up another gap there. Second Lieutenant Stourton was wounded in the shoulder while in charge of the carrying party of 100 men that went into the line early that afternoon.

1917 Jun 4. MC Lt (temp Capt) in Gren. Guards Special Reserve

1920 Apr 1. Relinquishes his commission in Grenadier Guards and is granted rank of Capt

1920 Jul/Sep Married in Kensington.

1921 Jan 10. Arrives in UK from Brazil

1921 Oct 27. Joined ADRIC with service no 2141. Posted to P Coy

1922 Jan Appears to still be serving on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Nov 1. Leaves UK for Brazil. He is with his wife Mabel, he is an agent and they intend living in Brazil

1923 Feb 13. Arrives back in UK. Crossed out so he did not travel. He is "military"

1937 Dec 3. Died Sussex, of phthisis (tuberculosis)

1938 Mar 1 Announcement of his death in London Gazette