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Oliver Cromwell LOWREY

Regimental number29309
Place of birthDungog, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
Address'Eastbank', Dungog, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19.1
Height6' 0"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinFather, G Lowrey, 'Eastbank', Dungog, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 6 years in the Caders; 6 months in the 6th Australian Light Horse, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date5 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Place of enlistmentDungog, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 117
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/136/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Discharge date26 June 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devanha', 8 May 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 26 June 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LOWREY Oliver Cromwell

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