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Denis Rowden WARD

Regimental number883
Place of birthDevonshire, England
SchoolCoopers Company School, Bow, London, England
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs A E Ward, 275 Katherine Street, Forest Gate London, England
Previous military serviceServed in the Civil Service Cadets, London, England.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name9th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe was at the landing at Gallipoli wounded in September 1915.
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death29
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave 34), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Rowden and Alice Elizabeth WARD.

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