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William MOWAT

Regimental number62
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCollector
AddressGray Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Gladys Mowat, Gray Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date30 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1 Australian General Hospital (November 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A55 Kyarra on 21 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'This man after 40 hours continuous duty was in POLYGON WOOD near Ypres with his squad on afternoon 27th September, 1917 under heavy shell and Machine Gun fire he went out on three occasions and collected and brought in four wounded men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 7 March 1918

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