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Monday, September 05, 2005

Alexander Nicol Anthony Bowlby (1924-2005)

Alexander Nicol Anthony (Alex) Bowlby, kinsman of the Bowlby Baronets, author of 'Recollections of Rifleman Bowlby', who was born 28 May, 1924, died 1 July, 2005, aged 81. He was a great-grandson of Thomas William Bowlby, the correspondent of The Times who was killed in Chinese captivity in September 1860, when the imperial summer palace in Peking was sacked by British and French troops.

Soure>: The Times 5 Sept, 2005

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