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Richard Clifford BOWMAN

Regimental number1081
SchoolState School No 1254, Maldon, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressDenmark via Albany, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs Dorothy Bowman, Skiddow, Maldon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 July 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Date of death26 July 1917
Age at death36
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 3) Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Maldon, Victoria. Inscription beneath memorial window depicting St George reads: 'Pro Deo et Patria 1914 1919'. Parents: John and Dorothy BOWMAN, Maldon, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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