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12766   Private Enoch Bowen
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 30/12/2015
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 11th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth: 25/11/1897
Died: 01/07/1916 (Died of Wounds)
Age: 18
Summary      
Enoch Bowen was the son of John and Elizabeth Bowen of Tamnamore, Moy, County Tyrone. He was born about 1898. The 1901 census Elizabeth to be a farmer and widow with a large family, including a 3 year old Enoch. By the 1911 census Enoch’s mother seems also to have died. Eldest brother Adam was now the family head and the 14 year old scholar Enoch was still at home. Private Enoch Bowen was with the 11th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed on 1st July 1916, age 18.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Connaught Cemetery
  Thiepval, Somme
Grave Ref: Grave I-C-36
CWGC Casualty 526561
Summary      
Thiepval is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert. The Cemetery (signposted in the village) is on the edge of Thiepval Wood near the Ulster Tower, about one kilometre north-west of Thiepval on the Thiepval-Hamel road (D73).
Local Memorial Details

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1 Dungannon War Memorial - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers - WWI - Panel 1 Dungannon
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Bowen family Lists Enoch as age 3 living at house 23 in Tamlaghtmore, Drumaspil, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Bowen family Lists Enoch as age 14 living at house 31 in Tamlaghtmore, Drumaspil, Tyrone
3 National Archives of Ireland Last Will and Testament of Enoch Bowen