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About Anthony Bowron

Date of Birth
12 June 1887

Service Number
21613, 613446

Birth Place
Rokeby, Yorkshire, England

Date of Death
31 March 1981

Place of Death
Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Burial
Scartho Road Cemetery, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Relationships

Parents
William Bowron born abt 1863 and Clara Morton born abt 1859 married Q2 1884 Teesdale, Durham, England

Siblings
Emily born abt 1886, William Ambrose born abt 1890, Sidney born abt 1893, Ernest born 30 November 1895

Marriage
Violet Irene Burke born 25 July 1906. Married Q3 1929 Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England

Children
Clara M D born Q3 1930, Peter W born Q1 1932, Frederick A born Q2 1938

Career

Service
Army

Unit
13th Durham Light Infantry, Labour Corps

Rank
Private, Corporal

Medals
1914-15 Star, British War Medal and Victory Medal

Silver Badge
Yes

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Coal Miner Hewer, 1939 Coal Hoist & Labourer Tipper

Campaigns
Belguim and France

Additional Information

Census Information
1891 Timpton Hill Farm, Brignall, Yorkshire, England, 1901Timpton Hill Farm, Brignall, Yorkshire, England, 1911 Mill Wynd, Staindrop,Durham, England

Absent Voters Roll
Mill Wynd, Staindrop, Durham, England 21613 18th DLI

1939 Register
Marsh Lane , Glanford Brigg R.D., Lincolnshire (Parts of Lindsey), England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past

Notes
He was wounded in the leg, arm and head.

- Research by JP