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Joseph BOWEN

Regimental number7690
Place of birthKempsey, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationNavvy
AddressWirrimbi, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Mr F G Bowen, Wirrimbi, Nambucca River, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 June 1917
Place of enlistmentMacksville, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, 26th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 28 February 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4738 Pte Henry George BOWEN, 56th Bn, died of wounds, 28 October 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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