|Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve||B.Z/9820||HMS VictoryVI; Vivid III; President III; Devonshire|
Photo courtesy Janette Pendleton
Medal Index Card Navy WW1
Awarded the Victory & British War Medals.
RNVR Service Record
Born on 21 January 1897. He enlisted as a stoker on the 25 September 1916. His height was 5ft 6¾; and had fair hair, grey eyes, and a fresh complexion. There was a scar on his left cheek
13/11/16 to 06/05/17 Victory VI
07/05/17 to 26/08/17 Vivid III
27/08/17 to 30/10/17 President III
31/10/17 to 31/03/18 Vivid III
01/04/18 to 30/06/19 Devonshire to demob
Character throughout was good and very good .
1939 Register: Thoresby Villas, Southwell
Harry Bowmer b.21 January 1897; coal miner, special constable
Winifred Bowmer 20 January 1896
four closed records
Harry Bowmer married Winifred Ratheram in 1920 March qtr (Birmingham reg district)
1901: Top of Town, Crich
Harry's mother died in 1907 and his father the following year. The children were brought up by relatives or adoptive parents.
|Samuel||Stocks||son||28||Coal miner hewer||Crich|
|William||Stocks||son||20||Coal miner hewer||Crich|
|Harry||Bowmer||adopted son||14||Colliery pony driver||Crich|