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James Lawrence Bowes

In memory of:

Private James Lawrence Bowes

February 28, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

291816

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

44th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

November 29, 1893
Boissevin, Manitoba

Enlistment:

January 6, 1916
Boissevain, Manitoba

Son of Joseph Gilbert Bowes and Margaret Douglas Bowes of Boissevain, Manitoba.

Brother of Private Donald Clifford Bowes and Private Frederick Arnold Bowes, both died while serving with the Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment).

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VI. D. 14.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

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 593 of 934

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