Bowers, Edward.

Biography

k-Bowers, Edward Oscar b. January 4, 1902, Cleveland, Ohio; father Joseph Bowers (1870-d by 1937) No prior military service; Single; Artist; CP; Received Passport# 373294 on March 10, 1937 which listed his address as 237 West 14th Street, NYC; Sailed March 12, 1937 aboard the Ile de France; Arrived in Spain April 4, 1937; Arrived in Albacete on April 14, 1937; Served with the XV BDE, Washington BN, Co. 1, Section 3; Lincoln-Washington BN, Co. 3; Rank Soldado; Killed in action April 3, 1938 Batea, during the Retreats; Spoke English and German.
Source: Scope of Soviet Activity; Cadre; Inventory North Americans; BN 58 Retreats; Washington; RGASPI Fond 545, Opis 6, Delo 848, ll. 113, Americans Arriving in Albacete – April 14, 1937.
Photographs: Edward Bowers Passport Photograph, 1937, and with the mural he painted in the dinning room of the Huete Hospital, Allen Warren.