Spurs and riding crop of Frank Dowdeswell (1)

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
After the First World War Frank Dowdeswell, 7th Buffs regiment, served with the British army in Ireland and witnessed the fighting/civil war there. Frank was the father of Pam Hyett. He was known to his family as 'Curly', because of his hair. Part of a collection relating to the service of Frank (7th Buffs) and Bob (Army Service Corps) Dowdeswell, of Shaw Green, Prestbury, nr Cheltenham. Bob died in April 1917 after a lorry accident.