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James Noble Bowman

In memory of:

Private James Noble Bowman

October 30, 1917

Military Service

Service Number:







4th Canadian Mounted Rifles (2nd Central Ontario Regt.)

Additional Information


April 21, 1884
Cockpen Parish, Scotland


February 1, 1916
Owen Sound, Ontario

Commemorated on Page 205 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

I. H. II.


The OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights. Straight over the lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and continue along this road through the village of Sint Jan (N313). After the village you come to a fork in the road, take the right hand fork and the OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY is 50 metres along on the right hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: Border to Boys. Mircoform Sequence 12; Volume Number 131829_B016721; Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 156 Page 659 of 934
  • Cenotaph– Chatsworth Cenotaph, Chatsworth, Ontario, Canada 

Note----James N. Bowman list his present address as Chatsworth, Ontario  838801
  • Cenotaph– Chatsworth Cenotaph Names, Chatsworth Ontario, Canada
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Owen Sound Sun November 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Keith Boswell, England
  • Entrance
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker
  • Photo of James Noble Bowman– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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