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Ernest Leslie OWEN

Regimental number5608
Place of birthWindsor Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationButcher
Address86 Vine Street, Windsor, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Next of kinFather, J Owen, 86 Vine Street, Windsor, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 24 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5209 Gunner William Mackie OWEN, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 20 April 1919.
Date of death3 July 1973
Place of burialSpringvale Cemetery

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