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Sydney Francis John COWEN

Regimental number537
Place of birthGisborne, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBurrinjuck, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinG.N. Cowen, Pohangina, Palmerston North, New Zealand
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentKensington, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name1 Divisional Train (1 to 4 Coys Army Service Corps) October, 1914
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adeladie, South Australia, on board HMAT A1 Hymettus on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1915
Date of death13 December 1954
Place of burialRockhampton Cemetery

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