Lt. Edwin Elias Barrows

1894 Sep 24 Born Malling, Kent

1901 census at Fleur De Lys Public House, Rochester Road Bell Lane, Burham, Birling

1911 census at Vale Cottage, Burham, Rochester, Kent

1915 May 12. Lands in France

1918 May 29. The undermentioned cadets to be temp. 2nd Lts. R.W. Kent R.—Edwin Elias Barrows.

1919 Nov 29. R.W. Kent R.. Temp. 2nd Lt. E. E. Barrows to be temp. Lt with precedence next above C. Walkden

1920 Mar 6 R West Kent Regt. Temp. Lt. E. E. Barrows relinquishes his commission on completion of service and retains the rank of Lt

1920 Aug 13 Joins ADRIC with service no 216. Posted B Coy.

1920 Dec 22. Promoted Intelligence Officer with B Coy

1921 Feb 22 In command of the the patrol that shot J Stapleton

1921 Mar 24. Promoted 2nd in Command B Coy

1921 Jul 2. Promoted Company Commander of B Coy. DI1.

1921 Jun 15 to 28 Jun on Leave

1922 Feb 4. Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Mar 27. Joins British Gendarmerie section of Palestine Police as a Major

1925 Apr/Jun Marries in Romford Essex to Queen C Hack

1926 Nov 17. Leaves UK for New Zealand with his wife, Queenie. He is a "police officer" and they have a child Anthony Barrows with them.

1928 - 1963 on Electoral Roll in Wellington, New Zealand. A secretary and lives with Queen Christina Barrows.

1941 He is involved in an accident and loses his driving licence for 2 years

1941 Aug 1. The undermentioned to be Captains (temp.), and are posted to the Melrose Battalion..:- Edwin Elias Barrows

1963 He is still living in New Zealand

1965 His wife died in NZ

1968 Jan 28 died at Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand