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Charles John GOW

Regimental number591
Place of birthYatala, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationLabourer
AddressDundas Street, Alberton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Eliza Gow, Dundas Street, Alberton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date5 September 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 March 1915
Discharge date17 July 1915
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board, HMAT 'Ulysses', 21 March 1915; disembarked, 15 April 1915; discharged Adelaide, 17 July 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death7 June 1932

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