Bowen Bunkers

#1
I've seen a photo of a "Bowen Bunker" built in Borneo in 1964-65. It looks rather substantial and sturdy. Built half in, half out of the ground ,with a corrugated iron "visor" under what looks like a thickness of about six sand bags. What is a Bowen Bunker?

Anyone ever heard of them?

Cheers

Mick
 

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#2
Borneo
All I could find in google, it looks like a style of revetting for Artillary positions, some old sapper or gunner should have an old pamflet on knocking them up!
 
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Edited to add; beaten to it by Ugly.
 
#4
Thanks very much for the lightning reply.

My google powers were weak and returned nothing. However the pics posted above, look nothing like the photo I described. (Think "Hindenberg line.)

For those who know these things, are there any distinguishing features in the pics posted above that would differentiate them from any standard artillery revetment?

Ta.
 

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