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Archibald William BOWERS

Regimental number715
Place of birthBristol, England
ReligionChurch of England
Address122 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Bowers, 127 Parramatta Road, Camperdown, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentColour SGT
Unit name4th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 28 August 1914. Taken on strength, 4th Bn, 25 September 1914. Promoted Company Quarter Master Sergeant, 1 January 1915.
FateKilled in Action 7 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death7 May 1915
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 21), Gallipoli, Turkey
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth BOWERS; husband of Annie May BOWERS, Astralabe Road, Daceyville, New South Wales. Native of Sussex
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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