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BowenGeorge Henry20053Trooper2nd Brabant's Horse
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Brabant's Horse
BowenGeorge HenrySource: Attestation paper in WO126Brabant's Horse
BowenGerard ChristopherCaptainBOWEN, GERARD CHRISTOPHER, Captain, was born 28 July 1864, son of Major General W T Bowen and Rosa Bowen (nee Pack). He was educated at Malvern College, and entered the Army 25 November 1885. He was promoted Captain 11 December 1893. He served in South Africa, in the Mounted Infantry, 1899-1902; during operations in Cape Colony, Orange River Colony and the Transvaal, 1899-1900, taking part in the operations in Cape Colony, Orange River Colony and the Transvaal 30 November 1900 to 31 May 1902. He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with three clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Gerard Christopher Bowen, Captain, Royal Munster Fusiliers. In recognition of services during operations in South Africa". The Insignia were presented by the King 18 December 1902. He retired from the Royal Munster Fusiliers 14 September 1904; was re-employed after the outbreak of the hostilities in 1914. He was mentioned in Despatches, and promoted Major, 1916. He married (1st), in 1889, Kathleen Rachel (died 1890), daughter of the Reverend H Y Russell, and (secondly), in 1896, Mildred Hilda, daughter of P Hughes.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Munster Fusiliers
BowenHSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsPrince Alfred's Volunteer Guard
BowenH2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Grenadier Guards
BowenH3296PrivateQSA (6). From 15th Hussars. Invalided. To Army Reserve.
Source: QSA medal rolls
8th (The King's Royal Irish) Hussars
BowenH1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Devonshire Regiment
BowenH3565SergeantMID LG: 10 September 1901, page: 5942. Source: Field Marshal Roberts. 4 September 1901. Re: General mentions
This page contains all the London Gazette pages for the Boer War
(Cameronians) Scottish Rifles
BowenH1760Sergeant TailorFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1878-9(Prince Albert's) Somerset Light Infantry
BowenH4712GunnerFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879. 5th Brigade, N BatteryRoyal Artillery
BowenH A2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
South Wales Borderers
BowenH B659PrivateSource: QSA medal roll in WO100/277Uitenhage Volunteer Rifles
BowenH GCaptainFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879Connaught Rangers
BowenH JCaptainWounded. Kimberley, 25 November 1899
During Siege of Kimberley
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Kimberley Light Horse
BowenH J A P CaptainSource: Nominal roll in WO127Kimberley Horse
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