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Walter Simon OWENS

Regimental number1786
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationButcher
Addressc/- R Owen, 7 Dew Street, Mile End, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs R Owens, Kalgoorlie Cottage, Gibson Street, Bowden, South Australia
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
Date of death28 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records35
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery (Roman Catholic Portion Row L, Grave No. 91), Adelaide
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
60
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Bernard and Charlotte OWENS. Native of Adelaide. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, SA.

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