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Ernest Edgar BOWERS

Regimental number5971
Place of birthBlack Rock, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressPeake, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs M A Bowers, Peake, South Australia
Enlistment date25 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 25 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5970 Pte Ernest Albert BOWERS, 1st Division Traffic Control, returned to Australia, 25 March 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 December 1973

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