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Richard Crampton ROWLEY

Regimental number2445
Place of birthStanley Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, James Rowley, Boundary Street, Parramatta, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column Section 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 30 April 1917
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialBancourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary ROWLEY, "Fitzroy", Sydney View Parade, Guildford, New South Wales. Native of Stanley, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 843 Pte Ernest Fitzroy ROWLEY, 4th Bn, killed in action, 5 May 1915.

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