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Victor Boynton BOWTELL

Regimental number1216
Place of birthGt Western, Victoria
SchoolGreat Western State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGreat Western, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Amelia Dunmore, Great Western, Victoria
Enlistment date20 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 2 January 1917
Place of death or woundingArmentieres, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row N, Grave No. 3A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
131
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Amelia BOWTELL, Great Western, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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