|Rank On Discharge/Death||Leading Aircraftman (LAC)|
|Mustering / Specialisation||Wireless Operator|
|Date of Birth||17 May 1925|
|Date of Enlistment||02 Jul 1943|
|Date of Death||08 Apr 2012|
|Contributing Author/s||Steve McGregor|
Updated by Vince Conant June 2013
The Spitfire Association
Ray was born 17/5/25 in Lewisham NSW.
He enlisted into the RAAF on the 2/7/43 during his stint in the service he was a wireless operator with 10 MFU on Morotai Island. Discharged 2/4/46
Prisoner of War - No
Born in Australia on 17 May 1925
Passed away in Kingsgrove, Australia on 8 April 2012
Late of Kingsgrove
Aged 86 years
RAAF Service Number: 135466
BOWES, Raymond Charles
April 8, 2012.
Dearly loved husband of Cath (decd), loving father of Gerard (decd), Helyn, Michael, Russell and Chris and their families.
RAYS Funeral Service was held on Monday (April 16, 2012) in Mary, Mother of Mercy Crematorium Chapel of Rookwood Catholic, at 10.30 a.m.
Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on April 11, 2012