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Arthur Donald BOWEN

Regimental number2786
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSomerset, 13 Binning Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinWife, Mrs Kate Bowen, Somerset, 13 Binning Street, Erskineville, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

'For valuable services rendered whilst prisoners of war, or interned.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31759, 30 January 1920; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 38, 29 April 1920.

FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death24 October 1963

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