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Hedley Roy BOWDEN

Regimental number176
Place of birthCampania, Tasmania
SchoolCampania State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarpenter
Addressc/o Mrs F J Bowden, Mother, 1 Arthur Street, North Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, F J Bowden, Campania, Tasmania
Previous military service14th Field Company Army Engineers; Served 4 years in the 14th Field Company Engineers, Citizen Military Forces; was discharged at his own request, 22 November 1913, at Hobart, Tasmania.
Enlistment date6 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name3rd Field Company Engineers, Headquarters, Section 1, Section 2 and Section 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/22/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 22 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollDivisional Engineers
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularWounded at Gallipoli; died at 19th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt.
FateDied of wounds 23 July 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death23 July 1915
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 18), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
23
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Cornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania. Parents: Frederick James and Louisa Emily BOWDEN, Campania, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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