BOWMAN, Lionel George

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service number: 
5956867
Died : 
Saturday, September 18, 1943
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
28
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Roll of Honour: 
Operations: 
Lionel Bowman 2 Commando
Original Grave of Private Bowman
Private Lionel Bowman, 5 Troop, died during operations at Salerno. Before enlisting Lionel was a newspaper representative from Wanstead.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Troop notes kept by LSgt Rogers MM of 5 Tp.
 
Notes
There are photos in our gallery of the cross at his grave, and another with the CWGC headstone in place.
 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
Yes

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