Alfred Bowman

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Commander Alfred Bowman, (30 July, 1888 – ) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Prior to entering the Navy in June, 1907, Bowman was a gardener. He was born in Tunbridge, Kent.

Bowman was promoted to the rank of Acting Mate on 15 February, 1915. He was a good boxer.

Bowman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 15 December, 1916.

Bowman was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander on 15 December, 1924.

Bowman was promoted to the rank of Commander on 31 December, 1928.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Edward S. F. Fegen
Commanding Officer, H.M.S. Osprey
28 Jul, 1934[1]
Succeeded by
Frederic J. Walker
Preceded by
Geoffrey C. Fryer
Captain of H.M.S. Diomede
17 Dec, 1936[2] – early 1937
Succeeded by
Arthur R. Halfhide
Preceded by
William S. Bardwell
Captain of H.M.S. Curlew
8 Mar, 1937[3]
Succeeded by
Frank G. Emley


  1. The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 258.
  2. "Command of the Diomeded." The Times (London, England), 17 Dec. 1936, p. 29.
  3. The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 227.