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Alwyn Reginald BOWDEN

Regimental number3018
SchoolManly Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
AddressSmith Street, Manly, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sylvia Bowden, Smith Street, Manly, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 May 1916
Place of death or woundingBois Grenier, near Armentieres, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialBrewery Orchard Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 25), Bois-Grenier, France
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George William Boyce and Mary Gordon BOWDEN; husband of Sylvia L. BOWDEN, Daintry Street, Manly, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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