|Place of birth||Balaklava, South Australia|
|School||Balaklava Public School, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||544 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||35|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Martha Bowers, 544 Newcastle Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||16th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/33/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||16th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Name given on RoH circular as Harry BOWERS.|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Given name Harry|
|Place of death or wounding||Belgium|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||39.6|
|Age at death from cemetery records||37|
|Place of burial||Charleroi Communal Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. 12), Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Martha and the late William BOWERS, 1 Stratheona Street, Perth, Western Australia|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 1001 Pte Albert Edward BOWERS, 15th Light Railway Operating Company, returned to Australia, 8 August 1918.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Fremantle, 18 July 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 September 1916; marched into 4th Training Bn, Rollestone, 10 September 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 December 1916; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 5 December 1916.
Proceeded to unit, 20 December 1916; taken on strength of 16th Bn, 22 December 1916.
Wounded in action, 12 June 1917; admitted to No 77 Field Ambulance, 12 June 1917 (gunshot wound, right eye); transferred to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 12 June 1917; to No 24 Ambulance Train, 13 June 1917; to No 83 General Hospital, Boulogne, 13 June 1917; to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 17 June 1917; to No 3 Rest Camp, Boulogne, 18 June 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Le Havre, 20 June 1917.
Proceeded to unit, 19 August 1917; rejoined 16th Bn, 22 August 1917.
On leave, 20 January 1918; rejoined unit, 9 February 1918.
Evacuated to hospital, 12 April 1918; rejoined unit, 14 April 1918.
Detached to Bde Gas Guard, 18 August 1918; rejoined unit, 21 August 1918.
Admitted to No 20 Casualty Clearing Station, 13 February 1919; transferred to No 4 Australian Field Ambulance, 14 February 1919 (influenza); to No 2 Casualty Clearing Station, 18 February 1919 (broncho-pneumonia); listed as dangerously ill, 20 February 1919.
Died, 21 February 1919 (broncho-pneumonia: death due to active service).Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, BOWERS Henry|