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William Duncan Finlayson MOWAT

Regimental number466
Place of birthCressy, Victoria
SchoolCressy State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressNorwood, Cressy, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, W Mowat, Norwood, Cressy, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 23 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
102
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary MOWAT. Native of Cressy, Victoria
Family/military connectionsCousin to George Mowat MM, Ross J Mowat recommended DCM, Wallace Anderson killed in action.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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