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William Henry BOWERS

Regimental number1912
Date of birth17 February 1888
Place of birthTempe, New South Wales
SchoolSt Peter's Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressRocky Point Road Rockdale, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, W H Bowers, Rocky Point Road, Rockdale, New South Wales
Enlistment date13 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 10 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 August 1915
Other detailsService on Gallipoli. Shell shock May 1915, returned to Australia. Was for three months under treatment in hospital. Contracted pneumonic influenza in Sydney
Date of death10 April 1919
Place of burialWoniora Cemetery, Sutherland

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