We remember James Bowen

We remember James Bowen

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
sibling John Henry Bowen Source:9572169 6th February 1891
1891
birth The Folly, Steynton, Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire United Kingdom Source:6382616 Source:9572169 29th September 1891
1895
education Infants Walton West and Talbenny Voluntary School Walton West, Pembrokeshire United Kingdom Source:9572169 4th June 1895 - 17th October 1898
1896
sibling Mary Ann Bowen Source:9572169 12th July 1896
1897
sibling Priscilla Bowen Source:9572169 18th February 1897
1901
sibling Thomas Henry Bowen Source:9572169 17th July 1901
1904
sibling Arthur Richard Bowen Source:9572169 13th August 1904
1909
service Royal Navy Ordinary Seaman J572 HMS Hannibal Source:9572169 29th September 1909 - 2nd October 1909
1909
enlistment Devonport United Kingdom Source:9572169 29th September 1909
1910
service Royal Navy Able Seaman J572 HMS Commonwealth Source:9572169 3rd September 1910 - 25th June 1913
1913
service Royal Navy Boy Sailor J572 HMS Impregnable Source:9572169 8th February 1913 - 8th November 1917
1917
service Royal Navy Petty Officer J572 HMS Concourer Source:9572169 29th November 1917 - 2nd October 1925
1919
marriage Rachel Gwilliam Source:9572169 15th April 1919 - 2nd October 1925
1920
children Dorothy Elizabeth Phyllis Bowen Source:9572169 23rd February 1920
1922
children Kenneth James Bowen Source:9572169 3rd June 1922
1924
children Cecil Thomas Richard Bowen Source:9572169 14th January 1924
1925
children Audrey Rose Bowen Source:9572169 29th June 1925
1925
hospitalisation Brights Disease due to a injury to his Kidneys while diving for HMS Dauntless Hospital/Institution Source:9572169 5th August 1925 - 2nd October 1925
service Royal Navy J572 Source:6382616
1925
death Not War Related While serving on HMS Dauntless, Great Uncle James was diving, he injured his kidneys and contracted Brights Disease was conveyed back to Plymouth Naval Hospital where he died from his illness Plymouth, England United Kingdom Source:9572169 2nd October 1925
burial Weston Mill Cemetery CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Fern Dale Road, Plymouth Weston Mill Cemetary United Kingdom Grave Ref : 3866 Section 39 Source:9572169

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names James
Initials J
Last Name Bowen
Source 6382616
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy J572
Royal Navy J572 HMS Impregnable Boy Sailor
Royal Navy J572 HMS Hannibal Ordinary Seaman
Royal Navy J572 HMS Commonwealth Able Seaman
Royal Navy J572 HMS Concourer Petty Officer
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Dorothy Elizabeth Phyllis Bowen daughter 23rd February 1920
Kenneth James Bowen son 3rd June 1922
Audrey Rose Bowen daughter 29th June 1925
Cecil Thomas Richard Bowen son 14th January 1924
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Thomas Henry Bowen father
Mary Elizabeth Thomas mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Henry Bowen brother 6th February 1891
Mary Ann Bowen sister 12th July 1896
Priscilla Bowen sister 18th February 1897
Thomas Henry Bowen brother 17th July 1901
Arthur Richard Bowen brother 13th August 1904
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rachel Gwilliam wife 15th April 1919
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Fair Blue Light Brown
DateHeightSource
1909-09-29 5'4"
Religion
DateReligionSource
Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Royal Navy Seamen 1899-1919

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Petty Officer James Bowen Shirley8235
Chart Showing the Grave Shirley8235
Aboard HMS Dauntless Shirley8235
Great Uncle James and Great Aunt Rachel Shirley8235
HMS Dauntless Shirley8235
Petty Officer James Bowen Shirley8235
known as Phyllis Shirley8235
Kenneth Shirley8235
Cecil Shirley8235
HMS Hannibal Shirley8235
HMS Commonwealth Shirley8235
HMS Conqueror Shirley8235

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