Māori › John William Bowman Died 7 October 1944 PDF Key details Service number494315 AWMM Also known as Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Last rankPrivate AWMM 25 Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Enquire Lay a poppy Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesJohn William AWMM SurnameBowman AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number494315 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Birth Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Address before enlistment Post war occupation Next of kin on embarkation Relationship statusPre 1944 AWMM Married/WWII AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignItaly AWMM Armed force / branchArmy AWMM Service number494315 AWMM Military service Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers Military decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training Branch Trade Proficiency EnlistmentWW2 1944 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.15 Linesman/Civilian 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.15 Hastings, Hawkes Bay 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.15 Occupation before enlistment Age on enlistment Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 Private 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.15 Infantry Brigade 2NZEF Nom. Roll 13, p.15 Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date Liberation Repatriation POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesKilled on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM 25 Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Son of William Henry and Violet Bowman; husband of Dorothy Grace Bowman, of Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Death7 October 1944 AWMM Age 32 AWMM Italy, Europe AWMM Date of death Age at death Place of death Cause of deathKilled on Active Service AWMM Death notes CemeteryRavenna War Cemetery, Italy AWMM V. A. 11. AWMM Cemetery name Grave reference Obituary Memorial name Memorial reference Memorials Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Roll of Honour Remember John William Bowman by laying a poppy. John Frederick Bowman John Hura Bowman John William Bowman Jonathan Bertram Bowman Joseph James Bowman Lay a poppy for 2021 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of John William Bowman Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission record https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2222694 Sources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 13 (Embarkations from 1st January, 1944 to 31st March, 1944). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM p.15 AWMM Puttick, E. (1960). 25 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM The development of the Online Cenotaph is an ongoing process; updates, new images and records are added weekly. In some cases, records have yet to be confirmed by Museum staff, and there could be mistakes or omissions in the information provided.Online Cenotaph Data by Auckland War Memorial Museum is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.