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William Edward VOWLES

Regimental number1783
Place of birthWaterloo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation hand
AddressLangi Kal Kal Station, Trawalla, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs J R Vowles, Langi Kal Kal Station, Trawalla, Victoria
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name57th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/74/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Date of death21 September 1974
Place of burialHighton Cemetery

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