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Michael D Bowers or Michael Desmond Bowers

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Richard Report 16 Nov 2011 12:57

Hi guys.
My name is Richard M Bowers and I am tracing to get in touch with my Father Michael D Bowers. He was in Army as far as i can remember. if anyone may have known or have any info regards to him, please reply.

I will appreciate all your help.


Flick Report 16 Nov 2011 15:52

Duplicate.....also on Find Ancestors

No-one can help without approx birth year and location

You haven't even said which country in the world this relates to................


Richard Report 16 Nov 2011 19:01

Hi Flick,

I dont know my fathers birth year but i was told he was from south africa. My dad Michael D Bowers resides in the UK.

He has a another son known as Christopher Bowers who was born in 1974 and his mums name is Morris.

i am new to this website and desperately looking to trace my father. he used to live in London NW5 area. thanks

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 16 Nov 2011 19:34

Use Search Trees at the top for Christopher. He is in a few trees, 2 belonging to a Michael.



Flick Report 16 Nov 2011 22:40

You call yourself Bowers.............therefore the man's name must be on your birth cert.

Did he marry your mother?

I am sending by PM the marriage of Bowers to Morris

If you buy the cert, you'll find out how old he was, his occupation, and his father's details


Richard Report 16 Nov 2011 23:19

He married twice. 1st in 1972 to Morris and 2nd to my mother wetherall in 1978. How would buy the marriage cert? i have used the credits that is require to view the original files.

I just want to show my appreciation that you guys have replied to my post.


Richard Report 16 Nov 2011 23:31

I've checked for christopher bowers with the birth year and place. the information i have of him matches with christopher bowers which michael bowers is also looking for.

I have emailed michael bowers through this website but haven't hear from him. i dont know what other ways i could possible get through to him!

using the credits i can only view the original files containing birth, marriage dates and nothing else then that. I really want to find him before christmas.

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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 16 Nov 2011 23:40

Did you email both of the Michaels who have Christopher in their trees? Could be one is an old account.

You can tell if your message has been read by going to your Sent Items. If the purple envelope symbol is still there, it's unread.


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Click ADD REPLY button - not this link! Report 16 Nov 2011 23:42

You can purchase the marriage cert online:



Richard Report 17 Nov 2011 00:17

I have ordered the marriage cer n hopefully it leads me to some way! finfers cross. the purple envelope is still there. no other way of contacting or communicating other than site. thank you rose.



jax Report 17 Nov 2011 00:32

You may want to leave it a while and try contacting him again as the Genes notification by emails is not working at the moment it seems.

I also see Michael has you in his tree also and if you search the trees for a Michael with the same membership number he was born Cape town in 1946



Richard Report 17 Nov 2011 09:48

thank you jax, i will search for him with birth year 1946. i do appreciate your help. i really hope he opens his emails soon.

Richard & Ms. Khan


jax Report 17 Nov 2011 15:04

As I said Richard the Email notification is not working so he will not know you have sent a message unless he uses the site still.

This has only been happening since the weekend so hopefully be put right very soon



Richard Report 17 Nov 2011 15:18

Hi jax,
Thanks mate appreciate that.



Richard Report 23 Nov 2011 23:58


i got my fathers detail and the address of where he used to live the time when he got married to my mum. IS IT A GOOD IDEA TO GO AND VISIT THAT HOUSE, to take a chance of find him?

strange thing is, his address is very near to mine at the moment!!

Appreciate all your help



Flick Report 25 Nov 2011 14:15

When did you last see him?

Where was that?

Did he and your mother part?

As for visiting the 1978 address, that is a decsion which only you can make. But I would have thought it most unlikely that such a visit would prove fruitful

I suppose you've checked the phone books in your nearest main library?

It could also be that he returned to SA


Richard Report 26 Nov 2011 23:30

hi flick,

i saw him last when i wasa 4 years old!! i will check the nearest library for the phone book. thank u


Sonia Report 26 Nov 2011 23:45

have you tried looking on

phone books available on line.... however it also does electoral roll but i think it is expensive... you could also put your post on as there are numerous helpers there and one has access to the current UK electoral roll....


Flick Report 9 Feb 2012 14:54

Why have you started another thread, with much less info than given on here?

Duplicates are simply not allowed on GR