BOWMAN, WALTER EDWARD
brother of Arthur
No. 22536 – Walter Edward Bowman – Corps –
Address – 6, East Street, Tower Hamlets
Age – 21 years – 117 days. (looks much
Trade – Labourer.
Next of kin – Arthur Bowman, 6, East
Street, Tower Hamlets, Dover.
Did not serve abroad.
Discharged, considered unfit for service.
Station – Bury St. Edmunds – Discharged 16th
Mr W. E. Bowman.
115, Clarendon Street,
I am writing to you reference to my war
service badge being as I think I am entitled to one, I served
with the Suffolk Rgt. Bantam Battn. from the 1st
November 1915 until the Jan the eighth 1916, completing in all
188 days with the Colours.
I beg to remain your obedient servant,
Walter E. Bowman.
Jan 21st 1917,
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your
letter of the 13th inst. and to acquaint you in reply
that I regret that your discharge was not occasioned by age or
physical infirmity arising from wounds or sickness caused by
Military Service since the 4th August 1914, you are
ineligible for the grant of the Silver War badge.
Your obedient servant,
----- --- Captain.