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John McCOWAN

Regimental number608
Place of birthCope Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationWell borer
AddressMcKinnon Street, Camperdown, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinMother, Mrs R Kelly, McKinnon Street, Camperdown, Victoria
Enlistment date7 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Medals

Croix de Guerre (Belgium)


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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