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Ernest Albert BOWERS

Regimental number5970
Place of birthBlack Rock, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressPeake, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Bowers, Peake, South Australia
Enlistment date8 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Traffic Control Detachment
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5971 Pte Ernest Edgar BOWERS, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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