Frederick Charles Bowskill

Name

Frederick Charles Bowskill
21 October 1898

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

01/08/1917
18

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lance Corporal
42807
Machine Gun Corps
164th Company

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL
Panel 56
Belgium

Headstone

>N/A

UK Memorials

Knebworth Village Memorial, Knebworth (old)
St. Martin’s Church Memorial, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Roll of Honour, Knebworth (New)
St. Martin’s Church Framed Memorial, Knebworth (New)

Pre War

Frederick was born in Pimlico, London, the son of Charles & Matilda Bowskill. The family lived in Hornsey, London, before moving to Knebworth where they lived at 12 Station Road.

Wartime Service

He was reported as Missing in Action on the 1st August 1917 whilst the Company was involved in the Third Battle of Ypres, more commonly referred to as the Battle of Passchendaele. and his name is recorded on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Belgium.

Acknowledgments

Paul Johnson