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Captain

(later  Hon. Major)


Ernest Walter

WIDDOWSON


(nickname)

(Photo)

Born:

12 May 1911 at 41 South Street, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England

Service No.

67513

Regiment(s):

CE " Corps

Antrim Fortress Coy.

Antrim Field Coy.RE

Military Notes:
Service Record:

8 Apr 1936 commission with rank of 2nd Lieutenant.

9 July 1941 to 13 Apr 1942 Antrim Fortress Coy.

13 Apr 42 posted to 742 OCTU

8 Apr 1946 confirmed with rank of Lieutenant having held the post in WW2 as a war service rank.

12 May 1966 upon reaching age limit of 55 he relinquishes command and is granted Honorary title of Major.

Family Notes:

son of Ernest Walter Widdowson Snr (1879-1944) and his 2nd wife Emily Houghton nee Cockell (m.1902 Wakefield  - 2nd marriage for both of them previously widowed.)

Step Brother to Thomas Harold Houghton (by Emily's first husband Arthur Houghton).

Full brother of Charlie Widdowson (1904-1907), Frank Victor Widdowson (1908-1963) .

Father to two daughters

Civilian Occupation:

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Married:

1936 to Phyllis Mary Fowler (1916-2005) in Wakefield, West Yorks

Died:

1978 near Chester, Cheshire, England aged 67

Burial:

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Cemetery / Memorial:

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