Norman Clowes

#57656, b. 7 October 1893

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Birth7 October 1893Norman Clowes

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Military Career

Records show that Norman Clowes served in the armed forces. He was a Major in the Army (Flying Corps) in WW1 was awarded the DSO and the MC, and the Croix de Guerre. Sometime later he got the Medal of Freedom with silver Palm, and a CBE.

In 1914 he had had 3 years at Duntroon. He transferred to the british Army just after WW1 and had a distinguished career. According to text attached to his photo in the National Portrait Gallery in London, he died in 1980. The death index shows this was in Chichester. The national Gallery has a photo dated 1944, when he was a Major General.

A note in the Cairns Post of 30th April 1947, says he was appointed ADC to the King. In WW2 he had been with the British Headquarters staff in the Middle East, and later was Military Govenor of Algeria and Northern Italy.

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