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9020: Herbert Bowra

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posted on 2024-01-19, 10:54 authored by Lest We Forget Project Team

Herbert Frederick Bowra was the third son of James and Adelaide Bowra of Murston, Kent. Herbert joined the 4th Battalion North Staffordshire Regiment (55123) in March 1918 and died 15th April 1918, he was only in France for 10 days before he was killed. This was a double tragedy for his parents as Herbert's younger brother Maurice Leonard had been killed in an accident aged 10 only a few months before on 15th December 1917.

History

Name of contributor(s)

Jane Shepherd

Subject of the story/individual the object(s) relate to

Herbert Frederick Bowra

Date(s) the event(s) in the story took place

1917-1918

Location(s) where the event(s) in the story took place

France

Object(s)

Commerative scroll from Buckingham Palace. Newspaper cuttings. Large certificate

Community Collection Day

Crownhill Library, Plymouth (20/05/19)

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