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Percy James BOWEN

Regimental number1953
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionProtestant
OccupationPainter
AddressGeorge Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinJames Bowen, George Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Battery 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A2 Geelong on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 26 August 1914. Taken on strength, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, 31 August 1914. Transferred to 21st Field Artillery Brigade, 15 May 1916. Promoted Temporary Corporal, 1 September 1916; Corporal, 24 October 1916.
FateKilled in Action 14 November 1916
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Date of death14 November 1916
Age at death31
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot II, Row G, Grave No. 2), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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