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Vincent Bowen

In memory of:

Sergeant Vincent Bowen

August 26, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

53998

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

18th Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Supplement to London Gazette dated 24 January 1919.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

September 2, 1892
England

Enlistment:

October 26, 1914
Guelph, Ontario

Son of William Bowen of Guelph, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 372 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ACHICOURT ROAD CEMETERY (ACHICOURT)
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

D. 19.

Location:

Achicourt is a village and commune in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, immediately South of Arras. The Achicourt Road Cemetery lies between the villages of Achicourt and Beaurains, a little East of the main road from Arras to Amiens, about two kilometers from Arras railway station. The cemetery covers an area of 700 square yards and is surrounded by a low brick wall. It is planted with Siberian crab trees and flowering shrubs.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Circumstance of death– 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 541 of 934
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