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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur George Bowes (1914-2013)

Veteran.

Born at Winnipeg on 18 October 1914, he enlisted in the Canadian Army in 1939, and served during the Second World War, rising in rank from Lieutenant to Major. In 1946, he was inducted into the Order of the British Empire in recogntion of his exemplary contribution to logistics planning during the war. After his discharge, he worked for Domglas Limited for 49 years but, after his formal retirement, he continued to consult until his late 80s. He was an Honorary Life Member of the Medicine Hat Curling Club, a member of the Medicine Hat Masonic Lodge, a member and past President of the Lachine Curling Club, and a curling member of the Burlington Golf Club. He died at Oakville, Ontario on 5 October 2013.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 October 2013.

We thank Michael Andrews and Frances Kasper for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 November 2013

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