World War 1
Search the known records to date of those lost from the wider Alnwick area in World War 1
Generally showing where they are commemorated, when they died and some basic facts about each person. There are gaps, however, so if you can fill in any missing details do please contact us.
Northumberland Fusiliers, 1/7th Battalion Territorial Force
Warlencourt British Cemetery
Enlisted at Alnwick, Northumberland on 5 September 1914.
Went to France on 20 April 1915. Wounded in June 1915, & again on 15 September 1916. Bowman had only just returned to his battalion on recovering from his wounds when he was reported 'Missing' on 14 November 1916.
Youngest son of Fenwick & Jane Bowman, of 21, Bridge Street, Morpeth, Northumberland.
Educated at St. James's School, Morpeth.
On completion on his school education, Bowman served an apprenticeship with Mr. J. Myers & Mr. W. E. Rutherford, Hairdressers, Morpeth.
A member of the Boys' Brigade, where he rose to the rank of Sergeant. Also, a member of St. James's Church Institute.
Morpeth, Memorial Cenotaph, Castle Bank Morpeth, 1914-1918 Memorial Plaque in St. James's Church Morpeth, 1914-1918 Roll of Honour in the Parochial or Memorial Hall, Dark Lane (Source: nemwp.org.uk)