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BowenRStokerQSA (1) DoL. Ref: 283.955.
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Powerful
BowenR ASource: WO100/226Civil Surgeon
BowenR SMajor2nd Btn. Killed at Ladysmith. 6 Jan 1900.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 145 line 8
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BowenR SMajor2nd Battalion
Demise: Killed in action 06 Jan 1900
Place: Ladysmith, Wagon Hill
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BowenR WTrumpeterNatal 1906 (1)
Source: Recipients of the Natal 1906 Medal
Natal Mounted Rifles
BowenRichard1510Trooper2nd RPR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Railway Pioneer Regiment
BowenRichard1510Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
BowenRichard Lewis21611PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls13th Company, 5th Btn, IY
BowenRobert8297PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls49th Company, 9th Btn, IY
BowenRobert ScarlettMajorHe was killed in action at Wagon Hill, Ladysmith, January 6th, 1900.  He was born in 1862, educated at Cheltenham College, and entered the 28th Foot in 1880, being transferred to the 6oth Foot the same year.  He was promoted Lieutenant in 1881, Captain 1890, Major April 1899.  At Wagon Hill, Major Bowen calling for volunteers, dashed with eight men across a fire-swept space at a strong position held by the enemy.  They were all killed.  Major Bowen is buried in a grave with four other officers on a plateau half way up the nek between Wagon Hill and Caesar's Camp, close to where he fell.  The names of the officers are 2nd Lieutenant F H Raikes, Lieutenant N M Tod, Major D Mackworth, Major R S Bowen, and 2nd Lieutenant W H T Hill.  The officers lie in the order given from the left, and a marble cross and pedestal with their names inscribed has been erected. It bears this inscription "In token of affection and regard by their brother officers". To this memorial five separate crosses have been added by relatives, and a kerb encloses the whole.  Major Bowen was mentioned in despatches, LG, February 8th, 1901, for his gallant services.  His name was inscribed on the Eleanor Cross War Memorial at Cheltenham College.
Source: Donner
King's Royal Rifle Corps
BowenS H242PrivateSeverely wounded. Hoopstad, 23 October 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Cape Police
BowenS J683TrooperServed 15 Jan 00 to 15 Nov 00 NOK: S C Harvey 100 Third St Memphis Tenn USA. Discharged, Time Expired
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Bethune's Mounted Infantry
BowenT1785PrivateDied of wounds. Belfast, Tr, 8 January 1901
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(King's) Shropshire Light Infantry
BowenT3958SergeantKilled in action. Driefontein, 10 March 1900
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(Buffs) East Kent Regiment
BowenT3958Sergeant2nd Battalion
Demise: Killed in action 10 Mar 1900
Place: Driefontein
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
(Buffs) East Kent Regiment
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