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Bertie Frederick BOWLER

Regimental number5057
Place of birthBeaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England
SchoolBeaconsfield Council School, Buckinghamshire, England
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber worker
AddressBrighton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Bowler, Bridgetown, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Buckinghamshire Yeomanry, Territorial Force, England.
Enlistment date9 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Date of death23 July 1916
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 27), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Louisa BOWLER, Lottis Street, Bridgetown, Western Australia. Native of England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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