Ernest Bowmer (1889–1972)

Company Quarter Master Sergeant

Royal Field Artillery
90053  
Royal Engineers (Railway) WR/270268  
Queen's Own Hussars 13283 4th Battalion
Royal Engineers 266166  

Photo courtesy Margaret Bowmer

Ernest Bowmer in 1922

Ernest Bowmer in 1922

Notes
Ernest's brothers Arthur Bowmer, Alfred Bowmer and Vernon Bowmer are also on the Roll of Honour.

Medal Roll Index
Ernest was awarded the Victory, British War and 15 Star Medals
WR 270268 CQMS Bowmer Enest; Hussars 13283; RFA 90053 A/W.O.2; Royal Engineers 266166

Newspaper Report

Ripley & Heanor News 12 March 1915
WAR ITEMS
Lance Cpl Ernest Bowmer of Crich, who is now stationed at Curragh, with 4th Queen's Own Hussars, has sustained a fracture of his right arm.

1939 Register: Belper Lane
Ernest Bowmer b.18 October 1889; loom fitter cotton
Agnes Bowmer b.27 October 1890

Ernest Bowmer married Agnes Hardy in 1917 September qtr (Derby reg district)

CENSUS INFORMATION

1891: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Bowmer Head 28 Quarryman Crich
Mary Ann Bowmer wife 27   Crich
Alfred Bowmer son 5 Scholar Crich
Arthur Bowmer son 3   Crich
Ernest Bowmer son 1   Crich
Isaac Walters boarder 43 General labourer Swanwick

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1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
John Bowmer Head 38 General stone getter Crich
Mary Ann Bowmer wife 38   Crich
Alfred Bowmer son 15 Joiners apprentice Crich
Arthur Bowmer son 13   Crich
Ernest Bowmer son 11   Crich
John James Bowmer son 7   Crich
Vernon Bowmer son 5   Crich

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1911: Derby

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
Ernest Bowmer Boarder (single) 21 Locomotive fitter Crich

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