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Benjamin Clayton Bowman

Submitted by: Thomas A. Bowman, Jr. {Grandson}

58bc9f7c32140 PFC Benjamin Clayton BowmanBenjamin Clayton Bowman served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The dates of service are: Known 08 February, 1918 to 07 July, 1919. 

Private First Class Benjamin Clayton Bowman, was my grandfather. He was born 15 April 1901 in Villanow, Georgia. He enlisted in the US Army on 08 February 1918 at Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia. PFC Bowman served in the 58th Balloon Company, Aviation Section, US Army Signal Corps. He served with the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in France from 21 October 1918 until 27 June 1919.

PFC Bowman was discharged from the US Army on 07 July 1919 at Fort Oglethorpe. Georgia. PFC Bowman passed away on 21 April 1968 in Philadelphia, PA.