Private Bower died on the 30th August 1917. He was 24 years old.
Private Robert Wilfred Basil Bower is buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery, near Peronne in France. He died from wounds received while carrying a wounded comrade.
Private Bower had enlisted in February 1916 and was sent abroad a year later. He was a hairdresser who trained in Gainsborough and then moved to Sheffield.