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Francis William Howden

Rank: Second Lieutenant
Street: 72 Main Street
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish:
Alternative Address: Cloncoose, Longford
Census 1901: Yes
Census 1911: Yes
Regiment/Unit: Royal Dublin Fusiliers, 11th Battalion, Attd. 1st Battalion
Regiment Number: 15846
Date of Death: 13-03-1918
Cause: Wounds
Memorial: Wimereux Communal Cemetery, Wimereux, Pas-de-Calais, France

Frank was born c.1894 in Co. Longford. Extract from The Irish Independent: Second Lieutenant F. .W Howden, died of wounds, son of Mr Howden, Carriglass, Longford. He was at the landing at Suvla Bay, and through the Gallipoli campaign, with the Dublin 'Pals.'

Parents Names: Son of John and Elizabeth Howden of Cloncoose, Longford.
Notes: The name is sometimes spelled Hawden.

Mention of Howden's death in a letter from Cpl Hudson, ex-POW, in the Longford Leader, August 1918

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