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Stephen BOWD

Regimental number2143
Place of birthMount Gambier, South Australia
SchoolMt Gambier Public School, South Australia
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mina P Bowd, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death9 June 1917
Age at death42
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialMud Corner British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 15), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Joseph and Agnes BOWD; husband of M.P. BOWD, Mundalla, South Australia. Native of Mount Gambier, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Place of burialPloegsteert, Belgium

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