Reginald Bowden 1
- Born: 1888 1
- Wifr: Sylvia Leighton Scard in 1911
- Died: 1915 at age 27 1
- Buried: Brewery Orchard Cemetery Nord, France 1
Debt of Honour Register
In Memory of
REGINALD ALWYN BOWDEN
20th Bn., Australian Infantry, A.I.F
who died on
Friday 5 May 1916 . Age 28 .
Additional Information: Son of George William Boyce Bowden and Mary Gordon Bowden; husband of Sylvia L. Bowden, of Daintry St., Manly, New South Wales.
Cemetery:BREWERY ORCHARD CEMETERYNord, France
Grave or Reference Panel Number:IV. C. 25.
Location:Bois-Grenier is a village 3 kilometres south of Armentieres on the D222. Brewery Orchard Cemetery will be found on the east side of the village of Bois-Grenier, on the north side of the D22 road to La Chapelle D'Armentieres.
Historical Information:The cellar of the brewery was used as a dressing station and the cemetery was started in the orchard nearby in November 1914. It was sheltered from enemy observation by ruined houses and continued in use until January 1918. Brewery Orchard Cemetery contains 339 Commonwealth burials of the First World War. There are also four Second World War burials and five German war graves. The cemetery was designed by Sir Herbert Baker.
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Reginald married Sylvia Leighton Scard, daughter of Alfred Henry Scard and Amy Eveline Rudder, in 1911. (Sylvia Leighton Scard was born in 1887 1 and died on 7 Oct 1956 1.)