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Pte 75099 Tom Bowerbank
« on: December 11, 2019, 08:22:30 AM »
Pte Bowerbank served in 20th Bttn. He was discharged on 01/03/1919 and died from Tachycardia and Epithelioma of groin on 11/8/1920, aged 39.  His widow Charlotte has a Pension Card, although it’s not clear she received a Pension. Tom didn’t have a Pension Card. 428 Rochdale Road, Oldham.  Inconclusive non-comm without other information.
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Re: Pte 75099 Tom Bowerbank
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2021, 05:12:13 PM »
Tom Bowerbank now has a disability pension card.  It shows discharge with DAH "agg less than 20%". As cause of death includes tachcardia, we now seem to have a case for commemoration.
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Re: Pte 75099 Tom Bowerbank
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2021, 04:52:54 PM »
The DC confirms cause of death as  Tachycardia and Epithelioma of scrotum and groin.  Tom died at his home address as reported by his widow, Charlotte. Cotton mule spinner. Ex-Army.
Grave Register https://www.ancestry.co.uk/imageviewer/collections/9935/images/MM9.3.1_2FTH-1951-21599-83963-90?ssrc=&backlabel=Return  Purchased by Charlotte. Correct address and age.
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