BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON) Commission appointing Bowers to position of Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Indian Marine, 1905
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BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON) Commission appointing Bowers to position of Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Indian Marine, 1905
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BOWERS (HENRY ROBERTSON, 'Birdie')
Commission appointing Bowers to position of Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Indian Marine, signed by Major-General Sir Ernest de Brath, Secretary to the Governor of India, and countersigned by Lord Minto, Viceroy and Governor-General of India, printed form on vellum completed in ink, with calligraphic heading 'The Viceroy and Governor-General of India in Council', paper seal affixed, oblong folio (210 x 328mm.), 19 December 1905

Footnotes

  • The document confirming Bowers' rapid promotion to Sub-Lieutenant in the Royal Indian Marine, and signalling the start of his duty in Ceylon and Burma where he was to command a river gunboat on the Irrawaddy.
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