Private Leslie BOWMER

Derby Telegraph 3 April 1945

image of Leslie Bowmer

Pte. L. Bowmer

1939 Register: Town End, Crich
Henry Bowmer; b. 31 Dec 1874; Colliery Dataller, unemployed; married
Mary J Bowmer; b. 24 Jun 1882; Unpaid domestic duties; married
Leslie Bowmer; b. 7 Oct 1914; Winder Artificial Silk; single
Constance Flint (Bowmer); b.19 Mar 1925; Factory Errand Girl, Hosiery; single

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour
Name: Leslie BOWMER
Born: 1915, Age 30
Death: 19 Mar 1945
Number: 4981585
Rank: Private
Unit: 2nd Battalion
Regiment: Royal Berkshire
Grave: 17.C.17
Cemetery: Taukkyan War Cemetery
Country: Myanmar
Information: Son of Henry and Mary Jane Bowmer, of Crich, Derbyshire


Taukkyan War Cemetery

Derby Telegraph 3 April 1945
Private Leslie Bowmer (30), son of Mr and Mrs H. Bowmer of Town End, Crich. has been killed in Burma.
He joined up in June 1940, and was sent overseas in May 1942. Before enlisting Private Bowmer was employed by British Celanese Ltd.
He was a member of the Mount Tabor Chapel, Crich.