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Frederick William Brook Bowen

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 68 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 68 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frederick William Brook AWMM
  • Surname
    Bowen AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 11/1881 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 65 Leraud Street, Wellington South, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs K. Bowen (mother), 65 Leraud Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Single AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 11/1881 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM AWMM
  • 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
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frederick William Bowen was the son of Robert George and Kate Bowen, of Wellington, New Zealand.

    His brother, Robert Christopher Bowen, was also killed in World War 1. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    FranceEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Cite Bonjean Military Cemetery, Armentieres, France AWMM I. C. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • For Dianne: I live in Tapawera, Tasman. In preparation for an event we are planning for 11/11/2018 we have an Army Hut on the village green that a team of us are preparing profiles for display of all the men and women from this area who served in WWI. Robert Christopher Brook BOWEN - is one that I have the privilege of recording. Prior to going to war, he was a sheep farmer here at a place called Kaka and that is why he is on our list. We want to include biographical notes - any stories about Robert and his family - what they did. Any help you can give me will be greatly appreciated.
    Public - Sandra Gale - Researcher - 24 June 2017
  • You are my Great Uncle Frederick, my mother's uncle. I never knew you or even of you until recently. Your brother Charles, my grandfather, died when I was a child and I think our family are not great talkers. Maybe it was too painful. On the 100th anniversary of the ANZACs it is with such sadness I think of your death and that of so many of our young men. The sadness you mother must have born, losing two sons in France and her daughter's fiancée. I cannot imagine sending my sons overseas to war let alone losing them there. I know of no medals - maybe she didn't want them - just wanted her boys back. I may never see your grave but may you rest in peace. You are remembered.
    Public - Dianne - Other Relative - 25 April 2015

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 June 2017Sandra Gale NelsonResearcher
13 December 2016AllanRotoruaResearcher
25 April 2015DianneNew ZealandOther Relative

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