James Bowmer (1878–1944)

Gunner

Royal Garrison Artillery 167330 6th Siege Battery

Medal Index Card
Victory and British War Medals

Army Record
Attested 30 November 1915 aged 37, to Army Reserve 1 December 1915, Mobilized 11 June 1917. He was demobbed to the Horse Shoe Hotel, Ripley. Previously he had been four years in the Territorials with the 5th Battalion Sherwood Foresters.

1939 Register: 42, Scolney Road (Busten & Stapleford area)
James Bowmer b. 1 April 1978; fish and chip dealer
Gertrude Bowmer b.19 December 1881
Leonard Cobb b.10 November 1878; commercial traveller– woollens

James Bowmer married Gertrude Willgoose in 1901 March qtr (Belper reg district)

CENSUS INFORMATION

1891 Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
James Bowmer Head 44 Limestone getter Lea
Mary Ann Bowmer wife 45 Assisting in the business Middleton
Rose Hannah Bowmer daughter 18 Machinist in hosiery factory Crich
William Bowmer son 15 Apprentice to blacksmith Crich
James Bowmer son 13 Labourer at Saw Mills Crich
Marion Bowmer daughter 3   Crich

RG12 piece 2746 folio 32 page 15

1901: Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
James Bowmer Jnr. Head 22 Limestone Quarryman Crich
Gertrude   wife 19   Crich

RG13 piece 3231 folio 18 page 27

1911: Jovial Dutchman, Crich

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
James Bowmer Head 33 Licenced Victualler Crich
Gertrude Bowmer wife 29 Assisting in the business Crich
Edgar Bowmer son 9 School Crich
Rebecca Coleman servant 17 Domestic Servant Crich

RG14PN20984 RG78PN1251 RD436 SD4 ED13 SN163