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James Bowman SLOAN

Regimental number1783
Place of birthNeaton Mearns Scotland
AddressSpringfield Road, Box Hill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Sloan, Springfield Road, Box Hill, Victoria
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDrowned at sea 2 September 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Bowman spelt Boroman on Nominal Roll.
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 741 Pte Thomas Bowman SLOAN, 21st Bn, drowned at sea, 2 September 1915; 2889 Pte William SLOAN, 7th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1918.

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