James Downward

Royal Welsh Fusiliers

Personal Details Born: In October 1879 in Bronington, Flintshire, Wales and baptised 18 July 1880 in Bronington Parish Church. Family: He was the son of William Downward, a labourer, and his wife Emma. He married Margaret Davies on 2 December …


James Ernest Downward

Personal Details Born: 6 May 1896. Family: The only child of William and Elizabeth Downward of Whitewell Lane, Iscoyd, Flintshire. James married Elsie Bamford in June 1924 and together they had one child, Margaret. Education: He attended Whitchurch Grammar School. Civilian Occupation: When …


Henry Willasey Downward

Royal Air Force

Personal Details Born: Henry was born on the 30 November 1877. Family: The third son of John and Alice Maria Downward of Tilstock, Whitchurch, Shropshire. Civilian Occupation: Henry was employed as a bank cashier.  Residence: In 1901 he was living in Ladywood Rd, …