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Regimental number1748
Place of birthCharlestown, New South Wales
SchoolWarners Bay Public School, New South Wales
AddressOcean Street, Dudley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinR H Mowbray, Ocean Street, Dudley, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 19 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was fearless in dangers of any kind where life or property was likely to be lost.
FateKilled in Action 30 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26.3
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialWalkers ridge Cemetery (Special Memorial 17), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary Ann MOWBRAY. Native of Charlestown, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsHe was uncle to Sgt J W Dial of 34th Battalion who received the Military Medal.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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