Nelson Ellis BOWMAN

BOWMAN, Nelson Ellis

Service Numbers: 414753, Q31486
Enlisted: 7 June 1941
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Longreach, Qld, 26 August 1916
Home Town: Longreach, Longreach, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, France, 22 June 1944, aged 27 years
Cemetery: Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille
14 E 1-6, Terlincthun British Cemetery, Wimille, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, International Bomber Command Centre Memorial, Longreach Memorial Pool & Aquatic Centre, Longreach War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, 414753
7 Jun 1941: Involvement Q31486
7 Jun 1941: Enlisted
9 Nov 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, 414753
Date unknown: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, 414753

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Thomas and Emma Bowman, of Longreach, Queensland, Australia; husband of Irene Mary Bowman.