Born: 1924, Wandsworth, London.
Died: 12th June 1943; age: 19; at Greenwich Royal Infirmary – Fractured Skull – accidental fall from roof-light at night.
Residence: ‘The Gables’, Westerfield, Suffolk.
Regiment: Royal Naval Reserve, H.M.s. ‘Ramillies’
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Clement & Florence Gertrude Bowman, of Westerfield, Suffolk.
Father: Clement Bowman, born 1880, Ipswich – died August 1935, Ipswich, at Heathlands, Ipswich, of Graham Lodge, Graham Avenue, Ipswich.
Mother: Florence Gertrude Bowman (nee Britton), born January 1895, Dartford, Kent. A Pastry Cook.
Raymond attended Ipswich School – left the school January 1943.
Probate to Florence Gertrude Bowman – mother.
Raymond is also remembered on the Ipswich School Chapel war memorial, and at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Westerfield, Suffolk.