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Clarence William BOWEN

Regimental number248
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
SchoolCatholic School, Broken Hill, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressLane Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Chas. Wm Bowen, Lane Street, off Oxide Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed with the Cadets.
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
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
FateDied of wounds 2 August 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Date of death2 August 1917
Age at death18
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, grave No. 17), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles William and the late Margaret BOWEN, 334 Lane Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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