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Okto Clive Dhroslyn GOWER

Date of birth18 January 1881
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAbbot Street, Sandringham, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, A L Gower, Abbot Street, Sandringham, Victoria
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF14
Promotion date: 24 December 1915

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 11 August 1916

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Okto Clive Gower on NR

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