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About William Ambrose Bowron

Date of Birth
15 March 1890

Service Number
17194

Birth Place
Rokeby, Yorkshire, England

Date of Death
1967

Place of Death
Staindrop, Durham, 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, Anthony born 12 June 1887, Sidney born abt 1893, Ernest born 30 November 1895

Marriage
Annie Ethel Walker born 28 February 1891 Married Q1 1915 Teesdale, Durham, England

Children
Ethel E born Q1 1915 died Q1 1916 , Leslie C born Q21918 *see notes

Career

Service
Army

Unit
13th Durham Light Infantry 1914-1919

Rank
Private, Sergeant, Lance Corporal

Enlisted Address
Winston Road, Staindrop, Durham, England

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

Silver Badge
No

Service Record
No

Civilian Employment
1911 Coal Miner , 1939 Lodge Porter and Night Watchman at Raby Estates

Campaigns
France and Belguim

Additional Information

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

Absent Voters Roll
Winston Lane, Staindrop, Durham, England 17194, Pte 113th Train Res Bn

1939 Register
Raby Crest, Winston Road, Staindrop, Durham, England

Sources
Staindrop Roll of Honour, Ancestry and Find my Past. Local Knowledge

Notes
Wounded in knee and foot. His only son Leslie was killed in WW2 and mentioned on Church Memorial in St Mary's Church, Staindrop. Photo of medals are the ones he received.

- Research by JP