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Rupert VOWLES

Regimental number5263
Place of birthMudgee New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrician
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, H B Vowles, Belmore Street, Burwood, New South Wales
Previous military service16th Signal Troop Army Engineers
Enlistment date22 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameSignal Troop 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/20/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death20 January 1973

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