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Charles Herbert BOWLER

Regimental number3674
Place of birthShoeburyness, England
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressRoebourne, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinAunt, Mrs Herbert Watts, Rosevilla, Melbourne, Cambridge, England
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentSIG
Unit name28th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 17 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 28 September 1915 - 28th Bn, 8th Reinforcements. Taken on strength, 51st Bn, 3 March 1916. Wounded and taken prisoner, 3 September 1916.
FateDied of wounds 26 October 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Date of death26 October 1916
Age at death29
Place of burialNiederzwehren Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 8), Germany
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
152
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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