31 May 1914
1939 census and PoW record say born on 31st May 1914, birthday book says 24th March 1914
29 Sep 1939 (age 25)
9 Christy Avenue, Chelmsford, Essex, England5
an unmarried costs clerk living with his parents. Born on 31st May 1914
Prisoner of War:
1942 (age 27-28)
private S/13033843 29 CMTD RASC of 48 Mildmay Road Chelmsford. Son of Basil Benjamin and Ethel Emil Bowtle of 9 Chrisy Avenue Chelmsford who was a costs clerk prior to enlistment
1 Mar 1943 (age 29)
Private S/13033843 Royal Army Service Corps
Chungkai War Cemetery, Thailand9
private S/13033843 Royal Army Service Corps son of Basil Benjamin and Ethel Emily Bowtle, of Chelmsford, Essex
Geoff Bowtle personal communication. letter.
England and Wales Birth Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Chelmsford 1914 quarter:2 volume:4a page:1327. Cit. Date: 30 June 2018.
FindMyPast Prisoners of War 1715-1945 Transcription, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). Cit. Date: 30 June 2018.
Helen Caroline Oakley, Birthday Book of Helen Caroline Oakley dated 17th June 1886 Wethersfield. Family Archive, Held by David and Sue Wilkinson.
1939 UK Register, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). class:RG101 piece:1492E page:13 line:3 letter code:DBPI. Cit. Date: 30 June 2018.
England and Wales Death Index 1837 - 2019, (on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk, www.findmypast.co.uk and www.gro.gov.uk). Army Deaths 1943 volume:12 page:35.
Andrew Bowtle personal communication. visit to Harold. Cit. Date: 5 May 2003.
Ancestry UK Army Roll of Honour, 1939-1945, ( on-line at www.ancestry.co.uk).
FindMyPast Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt Of Honour Transcription, (on-line at www.findmypast.co.uk). grave ref:12.D.12. Cit. Date: 30 June 2018.