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James Edward ROWBOTTOM

Regimental number2012
Place of birthLondonderry, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 11.5"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah A Rowbottom, 49 Windsor Road, Gillingham Kent, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date11 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 December 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 20 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollStaff Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Rollacr Camp
FateReturned to Australia 6 September 1919
Discharge date19 December 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Euripides', 3 September 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 October 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 19 December 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Cause of death: accident
Date of death18 July 1921
Place of burialNorth Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROWBOTTOM James Edward

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