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George SOWERBUTTS

Regimental number5194
Place of birthKirkham England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressBoyip Brook, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, J J Sowerbutts, Freckleton Streey, Dairy, Kirkham Lancashire, England
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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