BOWERS, Edmund Frank

No.TF/1984, Private, Edmund Frank BOWERS
Aged 22

4th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment
Killed in Action on/since 10th August 1915

Edmund Frank Bowers was born (1st qtr 1993 Thingoe 4a:781) son of John and Sarah BOWERS (née FOSTER).

1901 census...Aged 8, he was at "Briar Cottage", Horringer with his father John BOWERS [48] carpenter born Horringer; his mother Sarah [44] born Adbury Lodge, Hants; sister Gladys [9] born Horringer; uncle William FOSTER [48] stonemason born Devonshire.

1911 census...Aged 18, hall boy at Colney Hall, nr Norwich. His parents were still at Briar Cottage, Horringer with his sister Gladys.

His parents were still at Briar Cottage, Horringer on the pension card

He enlisted in Worthing.
The 1/4th Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment disembarked at Suvla Bay on 8th August 1915. Edmund was reported missing 2 days later and presumed dead.

photo CWGC

Edmund Bowers is commemorated on the Helles memorial. Gallipoli panel 126

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