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Stanley Seymour SOWTON

Regimental number978
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
OccupationBrush maker
Address123 Sydenham Road, Norwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Sowton, 123 Sydenham Road, Norwood, South Australia
Enlistment date21 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll4 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4521 Corporal Frank Leslie SOWTON, 27th Bn, died of disease, 18 April 1919; Cousins: 3043 Pte Claude Colin Bruce SOWTON, 16th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917; 20277 Gunner Nicholas Hope SOWTON, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 24 January 1919.
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War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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