William Bowden HART

Regimental number2687
Place of birthMiddle Park, Victoria
SchoolTrinity Grammar School, Kew, Victoria
AddressKew, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Francis Hart, 'Covallie, 97 Princess Street, Kew, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets
Enlistment date21 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name60th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/77/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 2 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll60th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted April, 1916, embarked 2nd October, 1916. Landed in France on 30th December, 1916. Father Lieut Col. A.M.F. Wounded near Bapaume and died at the 11th Stationary Hospital, Koven." Details from Father.
FateDied of wounds 26 March 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Bowden spelt Boden
Place of death or woundingBapaume, Somme Sector, France
Age at death19.6
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block o, Plot VIII, Row I, Grave No. 8), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Alice HART, 97 Princess Street, Kew, Victoria. Native of Middle park, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal