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John Poole Bowman

Graduating Class of 1936
Served in World War II

John Poole Bowman

409th Bombardment Squadron


Madison, WI

Date of Birth

Location of Death

Bremen, Germany

Date of Death

Location of Burial

Forest Hill Cemetery, Madison, WI

More About Captain Bowman

Captain Bowman enlisted in November 1940, went through Officers’ Training, and served as a pilot on submarine patrol duty. While overseas, he was originally reported missing after a raid over Bremen, but was later declared killed in action. During his service he logged over 200 hours of hazardous flying and was named squadron commander just prior to the Bremen raid. He is now buried at the Forest Hill Cemetery in Madison, WI.