Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Francis Charles Bowring

In memory of:

Flying Officer Francis Charles Bowring

May 11, 1944

Military Service

Service Number:





Air Force


Royal Canadian Air Force


13 (R.A.F.) Sqdn


Pilots Flying Badge, 1939-45 Star, Canadian Volunteer Service Medal and Clasp.

Additional Information


March 23, 1921
Milton, Ontario

Son of Charles Richard and Elsie (née Allan) Bowring, of Milton, Ontario, Canada; husband of Helen Marguerite (Gillett) Bowring, of Milton, Ontario. Brother of Rosemary, Kathleen, Margery.

Commemorated on Page 256 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information

Grave Reference:

X. E. 39.


The SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY lies in the Contrada Sentinelle in the Commune of Torino di Sangro, Province of Chieti, and forms a wide arc on the slope of a hill facing south-east. The SANGRO RIVER WAR CEMETERY is reached by the main road (Route No.16) from Pescara. Travel for approximately 55 kilometres as far as San Vito and then by Route No.16. Just after crossing the Sangro River and 50 metres before the station of Torino di Sangro, a narrow road on the right leads up a steep hill to the Cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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