Bowling, John –

Son of William and Mary Ann Bowling, of 123, Church Street, Westhoughton, Lancashire.

Personal details

  • Surname: Bowling
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Lostock (Bolton), Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Westhoughton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 26
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: April 18th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Gunner
  • Unit: 259th Siege Battery.
  • Service number: 85074
  • Regiment: Royal Garrison Artillery
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Chorley, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 04/05/1917 07/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6d* S19*

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