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Clement Cornelius Selwyn SOWTER

Regimental number2986
Date of birth14 March 1896
Place of birthParkside, South Australia
SchoolBrompton Catholic School, South Australia; Christian Brothers' Catholic School, Ovingham, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressBrompton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinSister, Mrs Rose Barclay, 2nd Street, Brompton, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 30 September 1918
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Clemens Cornelius
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBellicourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave No. 6), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Ellen SOWTER. Native of South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2897 Pte Frank SOWTER, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919;
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Contracted illness, invalided to England; recovered and returned to duty. Wounded, Polygon Wood, September 1917; invalided to England; recovered and returned to duty.

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