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Regimental number2541
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine cleaner
Address16 Union Street, Tempe,NSW
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Rowlands, 16 Union Street, Tempe, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 March 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/17/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 24 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3920 Pte Arthur ROWLANDS, 20th Bn, killed in action, 20 September 1917.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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