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Francis Alfred Joseph BOWLES

Regimental number6473
Place of birthNagambie, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse driver
AddressConnelly Siding, Norseman Railway Line, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs L A Bowles, Bayley, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Enlistment date12 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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