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William Joseph ROWLAND

Regimental number2396
Place of birthGeraldton Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPolice constable
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, William A Rowland, Eleanor Street, Geraldton, Western Australia
Enlistment date21 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 13 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 March 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 39), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
138
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Amy ROWLAND, Irwin, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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