See also

Frederick Clement Bowtle (1882-1916)

Name: Frederick Clement Bowtle
Sex: Male
Father: Henry Bowtle (1838-1886)
Mother: Maria Bygrave (1840?-1911?)

Individual Events and Attributes

Occupation bricklayer then a plumber1,2
Birth 8 Jan 1882 Hackney, Middlesex, England1,2,3,4
Census 5 Apr 1891 (age 9) 176 Cassland Road, Hackney, London, England5
aged 9, attending school born Hackmey, living with mother.
Census 31 Mar 1901 (age 19) 21 Carisbrooke Road, Walthamstow, London, England1
unmarried son working as a bricklayer and living with his mother, a brother, three sisters and a niece, born in Hackney London
Military Ending 3 Jul 1916 (age 34) Handel Street, Walthamstow, Essex, England6
4274 Private London regt Died of his wounds at Aldershot
Death 3 Jul 1916 (age 34) Albert, Somme, France7,8,9,10
Cause: of wounds received in action
. He was private 4274 London Regiment, 1st (City of London) Battalion (Royal Fusiliers).

A letter from Marten to Geoff says that Fred stated he would not return as he was hopelessly in love with a married woman.
Probate 13 Oct 1916 Principal Registry, High Holborn, Holborn, London, England7,10
of 35 Granville Road Walthamstow Essex private 1st battalion London regiment (City of London) died 3 July 1916 in France on active service. Administration of effects of £30. 9s. 6d (~£1,797.79 in 2005) to Sidney Morley Bowtle banker's clerk
Miscellaneous 19167
A letter from Marten to Geoff says that Fred stated he would not return as he was hopelessly in love with a married woman
Burial aft 13 Oct 1916 Couin British Cemetery, Couin, Pas-de-Calais, France11
grave I. C. 13
War Memorial Necropole Nationale, Notre Dame De Lorette, Pas-de-Calais, France12
as F Bowtle

Sources

1"Census 1901" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG13 piece:1633 folio:130 page:7.
2"Ancestry UK, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
3"Geoff Bowtle personal communication".
4"England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2005" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Hackney 1882 quarter:2 volume:1b page:575.
5"Census 1891" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk and www.findmypast.co.uk).
6"Ancestry British Army WWI Service Records 1914-1920" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
7"Geoff Bowtle personal communication". letter.
8"Ancestry UK, Soldiers Died in the Great War, 1914-1919" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
9"Ancestry UK, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919" (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk). 1916 Vol I.83 page 18.
10UK Government Probate Service, "Find a Will" (on-line at www.probatesearch.service.gov.uk). 1916 page:266.
11"Commonwealth War Grave Commission" (on-line at www.cwgc.org).
12"Mel Brice personal communication". see photographs in personal file.