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Matthew William BOWDEN

Regimental number6541
Place of birthCorrowa New South Wales
OccupationRailway employee
AddressWagin, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinWife, Mrs H Bowden, 326 Barker Road, Subiaco, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 29 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 5 December 1916. Taken on strength, 28th Bn, 31 July 1917.
FateKilled in Action 20 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death20 September 1917
Age at death42
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row A, Grave No. 12), Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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