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Benjamin Getty GOWING

Regimental number3559
Place of birthBega New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressJellat Jellat, Bega, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Benjamin Gowing, Jellat Jellat, Bega, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 5 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 March 1918
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialOuttersteene Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot II, Row B, Grave No. 39), Bailleul, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in St John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Bega. Parents: Benjamin and Margaret GOWING, Jellat Jellat, Bega, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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