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Francis William BOWLY

Regimental number3168
Place of birthAramac, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGrazier
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Bowly, Waramea, Quirindi, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Karmala on 3 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3169 Pte Eustace Hamilton BOWLY, 5th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 June 1919; 36590 Gunner Norman BOWLY, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 11 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsMother's address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Warramea, New South Wales.

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