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Victor Henry BOWLES

Regimental number625
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
SchoolDutton Park State School, Brisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationShop assistant
AddressQualtrough Street off Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Bowles, Qualtrough Street off Ipswich Road, South Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military service8th Infantry; Served in the Citizen Military Forces, Qld.
Enlistment date27 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11, Reinforcement 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 21 June 1917
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 27 November 1916. Taken on strength, 42nd Bn, 15 April 1918.
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance 23
Date of death1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialHem Farm Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 6), Hem-Monacu, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Caroline BOWLES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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