Eynon George Arthur Bowen

Memorial: Hambrook - Whiteshill Common

Regiment: Royal Flying Corps

Medals: British War Medal, Next of Kin Memorial Plaque 1914 - 1921, Victory Medal

Rank and number: Lieutenant

Parents: Captain Eynon George Rice and Georgina Catherine Bowen

Home address: Harcombes, Hambrook, Bristol

Date of birth: 1893

Date of death: 08/09/1916

Buried/Commemorated at: Arras Flying Services Memorial, France

Age: 23

Further information:

Eynon George Arthur Bowen was born in 1893. His parents were Captain Eynon George Rice Bowen of Troedyraur, Cardiganshire and Georgina Catherine Bowen. His widowed mother lived in Harcombes, Hambrook

Eynon joined the 22nd Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps and became a Lieutenant. His secondary regiment was the Royal Garrison Artillery. He was shot down and killed while flying behind enemy lines. He died on the 8th September 1916 at the age of 23

Eynon is remembered on the Arras Flying Services Memorial in France. He is also remembered on the Winterbourne Down memorial in All Saints Churchyard and Whiteshill Common Memorial (Winterbourne Down face) in Hambrook

By kind permission, this information is based on the following source(s):

Yate and District Heritage Centre
Forces War Records and CWGC