Ewen – 4 Hadlow Place

On the April 1911 Census, Frank Aaron Ewen (Bn 18 May 1884 Anerley), was living at 6 Palace Road (2 rooms), occupation a Greengrocer, aged 26.  He had married Florence Amelia Brigden (Bn 1882 D1927) on 11 March 1911.

By 1915, they had moved to 4 Hadlow Place, and Frank is still at this address on the 1939 Register (Widower), occupation a Painter, and the 1964 and 1965 Street Directories.

His war records show that he enlisted on 6 December 1915, with the 14th (R) Btn Royal Sussex Regiment, Pte 134361, aged 31 6mths, 5ft 9¾”.  His occupation was ‘Porter’.  On 31 October 1916, he received a Gun Shot Wound to his back, whilst in France.  In 1917, he transferred to the Royal Army Medical Corps.  He survived and received the British War Victory Medal in 1922.