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William BOWER

Regimental number4067
Place of birthPlatsburg Northemberland
SchoolWallsend Superior Public School, New South Wales
OccupationLift attendant
AddressPyrmont, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, J Bower, Harriet Street, Plattsburg, Newcastle, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 February 1917
Place of death or woundingDernancourt, France
Date of death6 February 1917
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row H, Grave No. 40), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Susan BOWER, Harriett Street, Wallsend, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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