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John James BOWEN

Regimental number2572
Place of birthWellington New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Charles William Bowen, Lane Street off Chloride Street, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date7 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 March 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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