Personnel Index - Detail

Name
BOWDEN
First Names
Frederick Harold
Rank
Pilot Officer
Service
RAF
Service Number
748700
Crew Position
Pilot
Posting Details
Posted 5/41

 

Completed a tour of Hampden operations with 49Sqn between November 1940 and March 1941.

Awarded the DFC.
 

Squadron Leader Bowden DFC & Bar was killed on the 10th July 1943 whilst flying with 428 (RCAF) Squadron on an operation to Gelsenkirchen.

He is buried in the Rheinberg War Cemetery.
 



Photographed by Dom Howard.
 


 

Extract is from Bill Chorley's Bomber Command Losses