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Lewis ROWLANDS

Regimental number15577
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressBallarat West, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Rowlands, 40 Anderson Street, Ballarat West, Victoria
Previous military service71st Infantry
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameSeptember 1916 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 21-22 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialQueant Road Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 38), Buissy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Christ Church Anglican Cathedral Roll of Honour, Ballarat, Victoria. Parents: Edward and Mary ROWLANDS
Family/military connectionsBrother: 437 Pte Richard Evan ROWLANDS, 23rd Bn, returned to Australia, 18 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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