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Regimental number5662
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Address160 Hotham Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Bowen, 160 Hotham Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 20 December 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Date of death20 December 1916
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialBernafay Wood British Cemetery (Row J, Grave No. 60), Montauban, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: james and Mary Elizabeth BOWEN, 171 Victoria Avenue, Albert Park, Victoria. Native of Bendigo, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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