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William Hugh ROWNEY

Regimental number2552
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMotor mechanic
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, James Rowney, 36 Clifton Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military service19th Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date19 October 1917
Rank on enlistment2nd Air Mechanic
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Special Draft
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board SS Indarra on 26 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollNo 3 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

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