Charles Edward Bowman

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  • Name: Charles Edward Bowman
  • Location of Birth: Walker, Minnesota
  • Date of Birth: October 16, 1947
  • Date of Death: May 13, 1969 (21 years old)
  • Parents: Basil Bowman and Ruth (Gard) Bowman
  • High School and Class: 1965 - Grand Rapids High School, Grand Rapids, Minnesota
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  • Highest Rank: ATR 3 (Aviation Electronics Technician (Radar) Petty Officer 3rd Class)
  • Branch: Navy
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  • Date Sworn In: October 13, 1965 (Enlistment Date)
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  • Date of Discharge: October 15, 1968 (Discharge Date)
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  • Military Highlights:
    Charles served in the United States Navy for three years. His unit was Cavaewron 121.

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  • Civilian Life:
    Charles Bowman died in a head-on collision with a grain truck near Brookston, Minnesota. He had recently joined his father in the poultry business. He had been a resident of the community for 12 years.

    Survivors are his parents; a brother, Michael; and three sisters, Val Beckers, Bonnie Jean Bowman and Deborah Kay Bowman.

    Buried in Itasca Calvary Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot I-G-12-2-5)

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