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. A Baker and Confectioner – own account.
Mother: Florence Gertrude Bowman (nee Britton), born January 1895, Dartford, Kent. A Pastry Cook.
Raymond was educated at Ipswich School – left the school January 1943.
ENGLAND & WALES REGISTER 1939
Raymond was living with his widowed mother and maternal grandparents, and a guest at their family home – Anmond, Kingsfield Avenue, Ipswich.
Florence, a Pastry Cook.
Henry Britton, a retired shoe and boot maker, born December 1866, Dartford.
Winifred Mary Britton (nee Hawes), a retired midwife nurse, born Dartford.
Kathleen Myra Harriett Savage, an Insurance Clerk, born July 1900, Great Blakenham, Suffolk.
1 domestic servant.
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.