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Ivie Campbell ROWAN

Regimental number10376
Date of birth21 November 1896
Place of birthEuroa, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressYarck, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.8
Height5' 7"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Rowan, Yarck, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Discharge date10 July 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Armagh'5 April 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 10 July 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 30 November 1939; discharged, 24 November 1943, as V82181 Private, 3rd District Employment Unit.
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Ivil. Place of birth incorrectly entered on NAA RecordSearch as Curoa, Victoria.
Date of death1 October 1948
Age at death51
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery, Victoria
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROWAN Ivie Campbell

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