Memorial: M6503

Memorial at Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff to James Byron Bowyer,  died in the loss of HMS ‘Aragon’ 1917

Location

Cathays Cemetery, Cardiff, Wales

Transcript

'In loving memory of / William Edward / the beloved son of / William and Margaret Bowyer /who died April 30th 1906 / Aged 31 years / Blessed are the dead which die / in the Lord / Also of James Byron Bowyer / their second and beloved son / who was drowned on / H.M.S. Aragon off Alexandria / Dec 30th 1917, aged 41 / Thou shalt keep him in perfect peace / where mind is stayed on Thee / Also William father of the above / Who died Sept 25th 1931 / Aged 78 years / Also the above / Margaret Bowyer'

Details

Description: Headstone.
Type: Gravestone
Vessel: S.S. Aragon

People

Bowyer, James Byron
Age: 41
Date of Death: 30/12/1917
Cause of Death: War casualty
Rank / Occupation: Sapper, Royal Engineers
Organisation: British Army

Extra

Notes: Troopship SS 'Aragon' torpedoed off Alexandria by 'UC-34'.

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