Private John Bowmar

Army Number : 19458

Battalion : 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at 45 Portland Row, Selston, Nottinghamshire. Son of Thomas and Sarah Bowmar, of Selston, Nottingham; Husband of Seena Bowmar, of 13, Magila Cottages, North Anston, Sheffield, Yorkshire. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Worksop, Nottinghamshire, went to France 29th December 1915 and was killed in action, 14th February 1916, aged 32, during heavy German shellfire and the explosion of a German mine, prior to the German attack of the front line trenches, near the canal to the south-east of Ypres, Belgium.

Buried : Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium. Enclosure No.4 Plot 7. Row AA. Grave 32.

Bedford House Cemetery, Belgium.
Private John Bowmar grave

Private John Bowmar is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Dinnington War Memorial, Dinnington, Yorkshire.
Selston War Memorial, Selston, Nottinghamshire. 
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.

Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.