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Harry George JOWERS

Regimental number1526
Place of birthIpswich, Suffolk, England
SchoolSchool Board at Ipswich
Age on arrival in Australia18
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Henry Jowers, 11 Lister Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Enlistment date27 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was employed by a Mr Balazey Butcher at Nagambie. He was also well known by Mr Robertson Orange Grove Shepparton.
FateKilled in Action 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialCourcelette British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry James and Annie Alice JOWERS, 11 Lister Road, Ipswich, England

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