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Harold Theodore ROWE

Regimental number6423
Date of birth6 September 1890
Place of birthLower Light, South Australia
SchoolNailsworth Public School, South Australia
AddressBarker Road, Prospect, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 6.5"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Antnella Rowe, Barker Road, Prospect, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 15
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 20 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Salvage Company
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Discharge date14 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 20 May 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 29 June 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 14 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Died of illness contracted in France.
Date of death7 November 1919
Age at death29
Place of burialNorth Road Church of England Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROWE Harold Theodore

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