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Robert Haylock OWEN

ReligionChurch of England
AddressWollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation52
Next of kinWife, Mrs Hilda Grace Owen, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant-Colonel
Unit name3rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Supplement, No. 29354 (5 November 1915); 'Commonwealth Gazette', No. 12 (27 January 1916).

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915

Commander of the Order of St Michael & St George

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 12
Date: 27 January 1916

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: Commander of the Order of St Michael & St George, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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