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Andrew McCOWAN

Regimental number407
Place of birthLiverpool, England
SchoolCrist Church Bootle, Liverpool, England
Age on arrival in Australia28
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSeaman
Address4 Yarra Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lilian McCowan, 10 Lentil Street, Liverpool, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Kings Liverpood Regiment, Served during the south African War.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot II, row B, Grave No. 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
44
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Emma MCCOWAN, 44 Bickerton Street, Aigburth, Liverpool, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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