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William Bowland

SED SergeantManhattan, NY

Oak Ridge, TN
Manhattan Project VeteranSpecial Engineer Detachment
William Bowland

William Augustus Bowland was born on July 22, 1913, at Pocomoke City, Maryland. He attended Strayer's Business College in Baltimore, Maryland, for three years. From 1938 to 1942 he worked at Seaboard Iron and Steel Company in Baltimore. Bowland was inducted into the United States Army on May 20, 1942. He attended the Adjutant General School at the University of Mississippi and then served in the Special Engineer Detachment, Oak Ridge, Tennessee. On November 21, 1942, Bowland was promoted to technician grade 5 . He was promoted to first sergeant on December 3, 1945. Bowland was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army as a first sergeant, Special Engineer Detachment, on February 7, 1946. He passed away on July 1, 2008.

William Bowland's Timeline
1913 Jul 22nd Born in Pocomoke City, Maryland.
1942 May Inducted into the U.S. Army
2008 Jul 1st Passed away.

Bowland Letter of Recommendation

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