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.
Edward S. F. Fegen
|Commanding Officer, H.M.S. Osprey
28 Jul, 1934
Frederic J. Walker
Geoffrey C. Fryer
|Captain of H.M.S. Diomede
17 Dec, 1936 – early 1937
Arthur R. Halfhide
William S. Bardwell
|Captain of H.M.S. Curlew
8 Mar, 1937
Frank G. Emley
- The Navy List. (October, 1935). p. 258.
- "Command of the Diomeded." The Times (London, England), 17 Dec. 1936, p. 29.
- The Navy List. (July, 1937). p. 227.