CEF Soldier Detail

Major Hebert George Bowlby
Died: November 10, 1916

Regimental Number:
NA
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Army Medical Corps
Battalion:
Shornham
Company:
A.D.M.S.
Place of Birth:
Berlin, Ontario
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Adine S. Bowlby(wife) Waterloo, Ontario
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 16, 1865
Trade or Calling:
physician
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Shorncliffe Camp, Kent, England
Date of Enlistment:
October 5, 1915
Age at enlistment:
50
Height:
6 Feet Inches
Chest:
45 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Great Britain    
Cause of Death:
Accident
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
November 10, 1916
Age at Death:
51
Buried at:
Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey, England
Plot:
Commemorated:
The Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto , Toronto, Ontario
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 958 - 6
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Major Canadian Army Medical Corps Shornham A.D.M.S.
Coroners report available East Sussex Records Office ref. COR/1/3/404 - date: 14 Nov 1916 States "George Herbert, Captain, Deputy Assistant Director of Medical Supplies, Canadian Forces, London Area at Seaford, 52; seen to fall off Seaford Head, had felt severe head pains for previous fortnight; accidental death"