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George Richmond Bowman (1886–1918)

Dr. A. S. Bowman has received news that his cousin, Sergt. George Richmond Bowman, of the Australian Artillery, died in France of pneumonia, on October 13, The deceased soldier, who was a fine type of young Australian manhood, was unmarried, and had been on active service some 18 months. He was the only son of the late Mr Alexander Bowman, who will be well remembered here, having been Mayor for many years. The late Mr Alex. Bowman was also the owner of "Oaklands" in this district, and for some years represented the Hawkesbury electorate in Parliament. There are four branches of Dr. Bowman's family, which have their only sons at the war, his own being one of the numbers.

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April, 1886
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


13 October, 1918 (aged 32)

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