Private Thomas Bowstead was born in Walton, Liverpool on 16 March 1894. By trade, he was as a carpenter. He stood 5 foot 9 inches tall.
According to the 1911 census, Thomas aged 13, lived with his father Joseph B. Bowstead; three brothers; and sister; at 33 Quarry Street, Woolton.
Thomas served in the Canadian Forces, Serial Number 29535 16th Bn Canadian Infantry. He died on 18 May 1915.
Thomas is remembered with Honour. Vimy Memorial, Calais, France.