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William Donald Bowen
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1908
Death: Aug. 7, 1969

Ill. Pfc. 867 AAA Aw. Bn. CAC WWII.

ACTIVITY DURING WWII
ENTERED ACTIVE SERVICE AS A DRAFTEE ON JANUARY 26, 1944 AT CHICAGO, ILLINOIS. SELECTED FOR THE COAST ARTILLERY CORPS, COMPLETED BASIC TRAINING, AND QUALIFIED IN THE MILITARY OCCUPATIONAL SPECIALTY OF ANTI-AIRCRAFT ARTILLERY GUN CREWMAN (601). DEPARTED THE U.S. ON JULY 9, 1944 BOUND FOR THE PACIFIC THEATER OF OPERATIONS. ASSIGNED TO AND SERVED WITH BATTERY B, 867TH ANTI-AIRCRAFT ARTILLERY AUTOMATIC WEAPONS BATTALION. EARNED THE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL, AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL, ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL AND THE WWII VICTORY MEDAL. HONORABLY DISCHARGED AS A PRIVATE FIRST CLASS ON FEBRUARY 21, 1946 AT THE SEPARATION CENTER, JEFFERSON BARRACKS, MISSOURI.


World War II Memorial


 
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 Spouse:
  Olive V. Smith Bowen (1913 - 2009)
 
 Children:
  William Charles Bowen (1940 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Floral Garden of Memories
Flora
Clay County
Illinois, USA
Plot: C2 26 b1
 
Created by: Lady In Black
Record added: Aug 12, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 20916903
William Donald Bowen
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William Donald Bowen
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 Added: Dec. 8, 2009
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 Added: Aug. 29, 2008
 
 
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