We remember Henry Alan Bowker

We remember Henry Alan Bowker

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Timeline

1896
birth Poplar, London United Kingdom Source:6190186 5th May 1896
1904
sibling Alison Bowker Source:6194685 18th July 1904
1908
education Secondary school education Preston Grammar School Preston United Kingdom Source:6626975 14th September 1908 - 27th July 1911
1911
education Grammar school education West Leeds High School Leeds United Kingdom Source:6190206 1911 - 1914
1914
education Latin, English, French, Economics 1st year University course Leeds University Leeds United Kingdom Source:6624742 1914 - 1915
1915
commission Temporary Source:6632267 4th June 1915
1915
enlistment Leeds United Kingdom Source:6190206 June 1915
1915
service British Army 2nd Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment 9th Source:6190206 June 1915 - 1st July 1917
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:6190206 14th October 1915 - 22nd January 1916
1916
theatres Egypt :4 Source:6190206 7th February 1916 - 20th June 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6190206 1st July 1916 - 1st January 1917
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:6632164 14th September 1916
1916
hospitalisation Diphtheria Hospital/Institution Source:6190206 30th October 1916 - 27th November 1916
1916
hospitalisation Sfrapnel wound to left side. Walking beside muddy trench near Beaucourt "I ought to be dead because a shell burst in the middle of four of four of us." Hospital/Institution Source:6190206 16th December 1916 - 31st December 1916
1917
service British Army Lieutenant West Yorkshire Regiment 9th Battalion Source:6190206 1st July 1917 - January 1919
1918
hospitalisation Passed fit for General Service after light duties with Disorderly Action of Heart Hospital/Institution Source:6190206 25th March 1918
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6190206 22nd April 1918 - January 1919
1923
marriage Kathleen Stanhope Lister Source:6194685 30th August 1923
1928
employment Chartered Accountant Armitage and Norton Leeds United Kingdom Source:6657073 1928
1934
employment Accountant Bowker Orford London United Kingdom Source:6194685 1934 - 26th December 1946
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Yorkshire Regiment 9th battalion west Battalion Source:439179
service British Army Temporary Lieutenant Yorkshire Regiment 9th battalion west Battalion Source:439179
service British Army Captain Yorkshire Regiment 9th battalion west Battalion Source:439179
1946
death Not War Related Windsor United Kingdom Source:6190196 26th December 1946
children Richard Bowker Source:6194685
children Henry Keith Bowker Source:6194685
children Josephine Ann Source:6194685
burial Stoke Poges Garden Of Remembrance Non-War Cemetery Slough, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom Source:6627031

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Henry Alan
Initials HA
Last Name Bowker
Source 439179
First Names Alan
Initials A
Source 6190206
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Yorkshire Regiment 9th battalion west Battalion Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Yorkshire Regiment 9th battalion west Battalion Temporary Lieutenant
British Army Yorkshire Regiment 9th battalion west Battalion Captain
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 9th 2nd Lieutenant
British Army West Yorkshire Regiment 9th Battalion Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Henry Keith Bowker son
Richard Bowker son
Josephine Ann daughter
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Harriet Ann Lilburn mother
Rev. Joseph Henry Bowker father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alison Bowker sister 18th July 1904
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Kathleen Stanhope Lister wife 30th August 1923

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FreeBMD image of General Register Office birth index David35032
National Probate Calendar England and Wales David35032
Private papers of Lieutenant H A Bowker David35032
BOWKER, H A 1914-1918 Photocopied letters David35032
Ancestors of David Hawgood David35032
The Yorkshire Regiment in the war 1914-1918 Vol 2 David35032
Leeds University Archives David35032
Preston Grammar School military records David35032
Yorkshire Post and Leeds Intelligencer David35032
London Gazette Military Cross citation David35032
London Gazette 4 June 1915 list of commissions David35032
Institute of Chartered Accountants List of Members 1928 David35032

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Henry Alan Bowker as 2nd Lt. on leave in Leeds David35032
H A Bowker by the Sphinx in Egypt 22/4/1916 David35032

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