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Hugh Wilson BOWRING

Regimental number6716
Date of birth--/02/1886
Place of birthWentworth New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationGeneral merchant
AddressMildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, W Bowring, Mildura, Victoria
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 4, Battery 12
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 18 November 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Artillery
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 1
Promotion date: 8 October 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: ART Div 2
Promotion date: 8 January 1918

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 1 April 1919
Other details

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

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