Brigadier Colin J Bowden OBE

10 May 1934 - 13 Sep 2016

  • General Service Medal Clasp (1962 onwards) medal

Colin Bowden was commissioned into the Loyals in 1954 transferring to the Parachute Regiment in 1973. 

Brigadier Bowden was twice mentioned in despatches during his army career, the first occasion for actions while serving in Malaya in 1958 with the The Loyal Regiment) North Lancashire. He was mentioned again after 2 PARA's 1975 tour in Northern Ireland  while he was Commanding Officer.

Later he served in School of Infantry and the Royal Brunei Malay Regt

Colin Bowden retied from the army in 1989.

He passed away on Tuesday 13 September 2016.


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Service History


  • General Service Medal Clasp (1962 onwards) medal GSM

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