Born: 20th December 1886, Aston, Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Died: 17th May 1916; age: 29; Died of Wounds.
Enlistment Location: Ipswich.
Date of Entry Therein: 25th April 1915.
Rank: Company Sergeant Major; Service Number: 7135.
Regiment: Boarder Regiment, 1st Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1915 Star.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick A. & Katie Bowden, of 18, Bloomfield Street, Lattice Barn, Ipswich.
1891 6, Portland Terrace, Friston Street. Lady Wood, Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Horace was 4 years old and living with his parents, brother & cousin.
Albert Frederick Bowden, 27, a Bookbinder, born Knightsbridge, London.
Kate Bowden (nee Kelly), 26, born Birmingham.
Arthur George Bowden, 2, born Birmingham.
William Rennell, 17, a Bookbinder, born Birmingham.
1901 Block P, No. 10. Peabody Buildings, Roscoe Street, St. Luke’s, London.
Horace was 14 years old, a Packer. He was living with his parents & siblings.
Frederick, 37, a Bookbinder.
Henry Bowden, 7, born Clerkenwell, London.
Lily Bowden, 4, born St. Luke’s, London.
Annie Sylvia Bowden, 2, born St. Luke’s.
1911 Burma & Andaman Islands.
Horace was 25 years old, a Soldier ranked Corporal for the 1st Battalion of the Border Regiment.
Horace first attended St. Alban’s School. On the 1st May 1894, when he was 7 years old his father, Albert Bowden registered him to start the Hugh Myddleton School for Boys, Islington. He left on the 1st December 1894.
Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick A. Bowden – father.
Horace is also remembered on St Mary at Stoke Church Ipswich War Memorial.