Percival Bonnar SOWTER

Regimental number1995
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address45 Wellington Street, Collingwood, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinR Sowter, 125 McKean Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 26 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Machine Gun Company
FateReturned to Australia 31 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2897 Pte Frank SOWTER, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919; 2986 Pte Clement Cornelius Selwyn SOWTER, 32nd Bn, died of wounds, 30 October 1918; 677 ; 3989 Pte Charles Selwyn SOWTER, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919; 677 Pte Arthur Roy SOWTER, returned to Australia.
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium. Contracted trench feet, November 1917; invalided to England.
Date of death16 May 1947
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery