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Ernest Fitzroy ROWLEY

Regimental number843
Place of birthBunslean England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPatternmaker
AddressBoundary Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, James Rowley, Boundary Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date31 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Ernest Fotxroy Rowley on NR
Date of death30 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 25), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
42
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Note details of death. Parents: James and Mary ROWLEY, "Fitzroy", Sydney View Parade, Guildford, New South Wales. Native of Granvile, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2445 Sergeant Richard Crampton ROWLEY, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, killed in action, 30 April 1917.

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