|Affiliations||United States Army 2nd Ranger Battalion, C Company|
|Death||June 6, 1944, Normandy, France|
Bowers was assigned to Company C led by Captain John Miller. On D-Day June 6th,1944, Bowers landed on Omaha Beach with Charlie Company, 2nd Rangers Battalion. The landing craft that he and his company are riding aboard came under a barrage of fire from the German MG-42s in the coastal bunker. Bowers was killed by machine gunfire before he was able to jump overboard with the other members of his company. He was gunned down with the three other soldiers.