Born: 1895 and baptised 6th October 1895. Also recorded with surname Casewell.
Family: Next to youngest of six children born to John and Jane. In 1921 he married Daisy Smith at Whitchurch, Shropshire. Together they had two sons Henry J E and Percy R. Brother of John Casewell.
Residence: Born at Cound Moor, near Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Six years later he was living in Atcham Union Workhouse, near Shrewsbury with his four siblings. By 1911 he was living-in at Wigley Farm, Westbury, Shropshire. During WW1 newspaper articles referred to three different Shropshire addresses, 45 Wrexham Road, Whitchurch, 35 Adcote, Little Ness, and Pulley Farm Cottages, Lower Pulley. The 1919 Absent Voters list records his residence as 45 Wrexham Road, Whitchurch, which was the home of his brother John and family. In 1939 Ernest and his wife were living in Dagenham, Essex with their son Percy.
Employment: In 1911 he was employed as a farm servant and cow boy. Twenty-eight years later he was working as a general labourer
Died: 1970 in Barking, London aged 74
Regiment: King’s Shropshire Light Infantry
Service Number: 10274
Date of Enlistment: 1914
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Other Information: In November 1916 he sustained a gunshot wound to the left knee. According to newspaper reports in the Ludlow Advertiser, Ernest was actually wounded three times.