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John Donald GOWER

Regimental number2838
Place of birthLatrobe Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressLatrobe, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, James Gower, Latrobe, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 27 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1916
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 159), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
66
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah GOWER, Latrobe, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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