|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Armidale, New South Wales|
|School||Armidale Public School|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Guyra, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, William John Bower, Filbuster via Armidale, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||33rd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/50/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||33rd Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2282 Private Henry Richard BOWER, 33rd Battalion, returned to Australia 4 May 1917.|
War service: Western Front: Disembarked Plymouth 9 January 1917; proceeded overseas to France 28 March 1917; marched in to Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 31 March 1917; marched out to front 20 April 1917 and taken on strength of 33rd Battalion.
Wounded in action 15 October 1917; admitted to 7th Combined Clearing Hospital (Gun shot wound, face); transferred to 6th Convalescent Depot 18 October 1917. Marched out to base depot 21 IOctober 1917; marched out to front 3 November 1917 and rejoined unit.
Proceeded on leave to England 2 March 1918; rejoined unit from leave 23 March 1918.
Wounded in action second occasion (gassed) 18 April 1918; admitted to 12th Casualty Clearing Station 20 April 1918; Admitted to 16th General Hospital, Le Treport. Marched out to convalescent depot 15 August 1918; rejoined his unit 14 September 1918
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Baptist Cemetery, Rookwood, Sydney, New South Wales|