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Alexander COWAN

Regimental number3351
Place of birthTroon Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoilermaker
AddressCottesloe, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs S Cowan, c/o Mrs Paddington, Lion Street off Grant Street, Cottesloe, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 8
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1917

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