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PFC Raymond J. Bowman
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Birth: Apr. 2, 1924
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA
Death: Apr. 18, 1945
Lindenau
Leipziger Stadtkreis
Saxony (Sachsen), Germany

WWII Army Veteran Co. D, 23rd Inf. Regt., 2nd Inf. Div.
Enlisted June 21, 1943 Rochester, NY
Killed in action in Leipzig,Germany
Body returned from overseas in 1948

On April 17, 2016, the people of Leipzig honored Raymond by renaming a street nearby the apartment building, Jahnallee 61, as "Bowmanstraße", hanging a plaque on the exterior of the building, and opening an exhibition room inside. The exhibition room includes some Robert Capa photographs taken in Leipzig and the most famous one taken of Raymond entitled, "The Last Man to Die".

To see a list of Raymond's medals go to www.ww2awards.com 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Bowman (1890 - 1931)
  Florence Rebecca Ward Bowman (1891 - 1969)
 
 Siblings:
  F. Marguerite Bowman Yantz (1912 - 2013)*
  George Martin Bowman (1914 - 1989)*
  Doris Marie Bowman Faulknor (1917 - 1999)*
  Mildred B Dunn (1919 - 2004)*
  Raymond J. Bowman (1924 - 1945)
  Ruth Laverne Bowman Schneider (1926 - 1989)*
  William Francis Bowman (1931 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
Rochester
Monroe County
New York, USA
Plot: Sec. 13 North, Veterans' plot, grave 482
 
Maintained by: Joan Frost
Originally Created by: Richard Weston
Record added: Apr 05, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35563265
PFC Raymond J. Bowman
Added by: Joan Frost
 
PFC Raymond J. Bowman
Added by: Joan Frost
 
PFC Raymond J. Bowman
Added by: Joan Frost
 
 
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