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Bernard GOWER

Regimental number2816
Place of birthDevonport Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSawmill hand
AddressStrahan, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Gower, West Strahan, Tasmania
Previous military service91st Infantry
Enlistment date9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateDied of disease 28 March 1917
Place of burialPovant (St. George) Churchyard (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 2), Wiltshire
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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