James Leslie BOWLING

Regimental number3598
Place of birthIpswich Queensland
SchoolIpswich Boys' Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWorkshop Estate, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Agnes Bowling, Workshop Estate, Ipswich, Queensland
Previous military serviceInst'l Staff; Served as Acting staff sergeant Major, (?) Cadets, Qld
Enlistment date1 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name47th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 April 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Date of death24 April 1918
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBonnay Communal Cemetery Extension (Row B, Grave No. 16), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Agnes BOWLING, Musgrave, North Ispwich, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal