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John Albion Snowden BOWDER

Regimental number5041
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPreston Post Office, via Liverpool, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, J Bowder, Cross Roads, via Liverpool, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 18 January 1916. Taken on strength, 2nd Bn, 10 August 1916.
FateKilled in Action 3 September 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Date of death3 September 1916
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialRailway Dugout Burial Ground (Plot VI, Row M, Grave No. 3), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of John Henry BOWDER. Native of Balmain, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4674 Pte Thomas BOWDER, 53rd Bn, killed in action, 20 December 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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