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Ernest Alfred GOWER

Regimental number3387
Place of birthSalisbury, South Australia
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationFarmer
AddressToowoomba, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Gower, Chinchilla, Queensland
Enlistment date30 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 31 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row D, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
135
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Stephen and Lucy GOWER, Wongongora Road, Chinchilla, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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