|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Lace Vale, Charleville, Queensland|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Esther Bowman, Lace Vale, Charleville, Queensland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Charleville, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Machine Gun Company 7, Reinforcement 12|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||24/12/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||677A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||25th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Villers-Bretonneux, France|
|Age at death||27|
|Age at death from cemetery records||27|
|Place of burial||Crucifix Corner Cemetery (Plot XI, Row E, Grave No. 8), Villers-Bretonneux, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Frank and Esther BOWMAN, Lace Vale, Charleville, Queensland. Native of Adelaide, South Australia|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2907 Pte Walter Henry BOWMAN, 42nd Bn, killed in action, 1 August 1917.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 21 June 1917; disembarked Liverpool, England, 26 August 1917, and marched into 7th Training Bn, Rollestone, the same day.
Transferred to 25th Bn Details, 1 September 1917.
Marched into 5th Training Bn, Fovant, 7 November 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 27 December 1917; marched into Australian Base Depot, France, 28 December 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 30 December 1917; taken on strength of 25th Bn, 4 January 1918, and allotted the letter 'A'.
Killed in action, 4 July 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOWMAN Frank Alexander|