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Edwin Guthrie Bowers

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Edwin Guthrie Bowers (1888- )

1922 M.C., A.M.I.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 220, West Regent Street, Glasgow, b. 1888; s. of late John Bowers, Deputy Town Clerk of Glasgow. Ed. at Allan Glens School, Glasgow, and The Royal Technical College, Glasgow. Professional Career: Served apprenticeship with L. Sterne and Co., Ltd., Crown Iron Works, Glasgow, and also James Howden and Co., Ltd., Scotland Street, Glasgow. Glasgow Corporation Electricity Dept. till January, 1920. Electrical Engineer for Bruntons, of Musselburgh, Scotland, from January, 1921, till April, 1921. Present position: Assistant Mechanical and Electrical Superintendent to the Bombay Port Trust, India. War Services.—Enlisted in September, 1914, as a Private; commissioned in the Northumberland Fusiliers in December, 1914. Active service in France and Italy; wounded twice in France and once in Italy; won the M.C. on the Somme in 1916, and a Bar to it in June, 1917, at Hill 60. Attained the rank of Captain.

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