Private Allan Bowering

Private Allan Bowering

Army Number: 50396

Battalion: 15th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born at Beeley, Derbyshire. Son of Arundel George and Elizabeth Bowering, of the Devonshire Arms, Beeley.  Husband of Ruth Bowering, of  Duck Row, Pilsley Derbyshire. He was a general labourer on the Chatsworth Estate prior to enlisting at Bakewell, Derbyshire, in September 1916. He was killed in action, on 28th March 1918, whilst in the line to the east of the Albert/Bray Road, France. 

Commonwealth War Graves Commission show the surname as Bowring.

Commemorated : Pozieres Memorial, France. Panel 52 to 54.

Pozieres Memorial, France.

Private Allan Bowring is also commemorated on the following memorials:-
Pilsley Church of England Clock War Memorial, Pilsley, Derbyshire.
St. Peter’s Church War Memorial, Edensor, Derbyshire. 
Bakewell and District War Memorial Cottage Hospital War Memorial, Bakewell, Derbyshire.

His son Sergeant Gordon Bowering, 142 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve died November 25th 1943, aged 24, when his aircraft crashed in Italy, during World War 2.