William Bowles was born in 1780 and died in 1869. He served in the Royal Navy.
Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB) on 18 Apr 1839
Entered Navy (1796)
RAdm B (1841)
VAdm B (1852)
Adm B (1857)
Adm W (1860)
Grandson of Thomas Frankland. First Cousin of Edward Augustus Frankland, Charles Colville Frankland, and Henry Gosset.
• Comptroller-General of the Coast Guard (8 Jul 1822– )
• Vice-Admiral of the United Kingdom