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Regimental number2461
Place of birthShotts Scotland
AddressNorth Wonthaggi, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Walter Gowans, North Wonthaggi, Victoria
Enlistment date30 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A6 Clan Maccorquodale on 6 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2462 Pte William GOWANS, 4th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 23 December 1918.

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