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John Morris Bowmar

Headstone St Michaels Anglican Church and churchyard, Hakaru (photo J. Halpin 2011) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    John Morris AWMM
  • Surname
    Bowmar AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    • M. Bowmar AWMM
    • Morris Bowmar Public - Sandra - Researcher - 21 June 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Service number
    WWI 21481 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England Public - Sandra - Researcher - 21 June 2018 - Military Personnel File

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
    9 April 1895 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 21 May 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Waipu, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 21481 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment
    21 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 21 June 2018 - Waipu Museum

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

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 Disease, Cause of Death AWMM
    Died from accident occurring, or disease contracted, while training with the NZEF in New Zealand. AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Bowmar, of Waipu

      Listed as M. Bowmar on the Waipu War Memorial AWMM
    • He was the third child of Joseph & Maria Louisa Josephine BOWMAR (nee Mould) from Waipu. They had four children – Hilda Josephine (b1889), Joseph William Henry (b1890), John Morris (b1895) and Talbot George (b1904). Public - Sandra - Researcher - 5 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    9 July 1916 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    St Michael's and All Angel's Church, 61 Valley Road, Hakaru, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    BOWMAR.— July 9, 1916, at Military Hospital Wellington, Private John Morris Bowmar (16th Reinforcements), second dearly-loved son of J. and M. Bowmar, of Kuaha, Waipu; aged 21 years.—Peace, perfect peace. Public - Sandra - Researcher - 31 May 2018 - Papers Past Online (NEW ZEALAND HERALD, VOLUME LIII, ISSUE 16283, 17 JULY 1916)
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Waipu War Memorial, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, St Michael's and All Angel's Church, 61 Valley Road, Hakaru, Northland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Whangarei & Districts Memorial, Laurie Hall Park, Whangarei, Northland New Zealand Public - Sandra - Researcher - 21 June 2018 - Memorial search

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Sources

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21 June 2018SandraWaipuResearcher
21 May 2018SandraNorthland, New ZealandResearcher
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