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Regimental number2727
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
SchoolSt Francis Xavier (Catholic) College, Launceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address2 Stone Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs P Bowring, 2 Stone Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 21 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 4 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Date of death4 July 1918
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialVillers-Brettoneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row C, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Phoebe and the late Joseph BOWRING, 2 Stone Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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