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William Alfred ROWE

Regimental number1029
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBlacksmith
Address76 Perth Street, Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, William Rowe, Rae Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in Senior Cadets; 3 years in Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date27 February 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll4434
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Discharge date25 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Married Edith Winifred SIGGERS, spinster, aged 21, The Register Office, Southwark, 10 February 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Zealandic', 3 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 23 August 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 25 April 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ROWE William Alfred

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