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Date of birth1886
SchoolSt Peter's College, Adelaide, South Australia
OccupationStation manager
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28.6
Height6' 0"
Weight163 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Edward Owen
Previous military serviceServed in School Cadets; and in 10th Bn, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date24 September 1914
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant (Transport Officer)
Unit name10th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 16 May 1915
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 10), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, OWEN-SMYTH Trevor

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