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John OWENS

Regimental number487
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address115 Napier Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs J Owens, 115 Napier Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 October 1918
Date of death16 October 1955
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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