Bowen, Walter Edward

Regimental Number: 102729
Rank: Private
Branch: 67th Battalion; Canadian Forestry Corps

Walter was born in Montgomeryshire, Wales on February 18, 1882. It is unknown when he came to Canada, but he enlisted in the Canadian Army in Victoria, BC in September of 1915. Walter was badly gassed in 1917 and suffered from flat feet. In 1928, he filed on the northern half of 3-72-9-W6 in 1928. Walter never married, and remained on his farm until his death on September 6, 1958.

Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 484