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Percy BOWCOTT

Regimental number8354
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCoachbuilder
Address25 Hopetown Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 6.5"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinSister, Lily Davis, Sawyers Bay, North Dunedin, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in Garrison Artillery, New Zealand.
Enlistment date26 October 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentWHLR
Unit nameArmy Service Corps 20, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number25/106/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A66 Uganda on 27 November 1915
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.
Recommendation date: Unspecified

FateReturned to Australia 15 November 1919
Discharge date16 March 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypringa', 15 November 1919; disembarked Sydney, 9 January 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 16 March 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BOWCOTT Percy

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