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Cyril John BOWEN

Place of birthSpringsure Queensland
SchoolSt Joseph's College, Nudgee, Queensland
Other trainingRoyal Military College, Duntroon
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBank accountant
AddressBank of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Marianne Genevieve Bowen, Ardagh, Abbott Street, Cairns, Queensland
Previous military service11th ALH
Enlistment date8 September 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name34th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at sea off Durban, South Africa.
FateDied of disease 15 September 1916
Place of death or woundingAt sea
Date of death15 September 1916
Age at death30
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHollybrook Memorial, Southampton, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
132
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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