ALLEN THOMAS STOKE BOWMAN

Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died: 28th September 1918; age 33; KiA.

Residence: Notting Hill Gate, Middlesex.

Enlistment Location: London.

Date of Entry Therein: 17th November 1915 – France.

Rank: Lance Corporal; Service Number: G/59422; Regiment: The Royal Fusiliers, 26th Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 28 to 30 & 162 to 162QA & 163A.

Tyne Cot Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Benjamin & Kate Bowman, of 40, Warwick Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1891   40, Warwick Road, Ipswich.

 

Allen was 5 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Benjamin Thomas Bowman, 33, a Tailor, born Ipswich.

Kate Bowman (nee Vince), 30, born Ipswich.

Mabel Kate Bowman, 7, born Ipswich.

 

1901   40, Warwick Road, Ipswich.

 

Allen was 15 years old, a Tailor – worked at home. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Benjamin, 43, a Tailor – worked at home.

Kate, 39.

Mabel, 17.

Leonard Charles Bowman, 5, born Ipswich.

 

1911 10, Kensington Place, Kensington, Middlesex.

 

Allen was 24 years old, a Tailor. He was 1 of 4 boarders at the home of 46 year old, John Mason, a Coachman.

 

Allen worked in London and played for Ipswich Town Football from 1907 – 1911. He played as a Centre Half and made 47 league appearances and 10 cup appearances, scoring two goals.

 

The Royal Fusiliers, 26th Battalion: http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/the-british-infantry-regiments-of-1914-1918/royal-fusiliers-city-of-london-regiment/

 

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