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John Bowman


  • Title
  • Forenames
    • John AWMM
    • John Alexander Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - NZ Births, Deaths and Marriages 1880/14836
  • Surname
    Bowman AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 1917 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    GreymouthGrey District Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
    as John Alexander BOWMAN, parents John and Mary BOWMAN, educated Greymouth State School Public - Brian - Researcher - 12 July 2016 - NZ Births, Deaths and Marriages 1880/14836
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    J Bowman, Alexander Terrace, Greymouth, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 January 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 1917 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served in he Volunteers. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    20 Apr 1916 {Age 35} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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About death

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  • Death
    20 April 1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 35 AWMM
    Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Rue-Du-Bacquerot (13th London) Graveyard (Row F, Grave No. 24), France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name

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  • My Father:Thomas William Jakeman was the nephew of John Bowman.My Paternal Grandmother was Maggie Bowman.My father spoke of his Uncle and Aunt who went to The Great War.
    Public - John Stewart - 6 July 2015



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  • External links
  • Documents
    AIF Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra AWMM


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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
12 July 2016BrianMelbourne, AustraliaResearcher
06 July 2015John Stewart 27 Amundsen Grove,Stokes Valley,Lower Hutt-5019 Other

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