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Charles COWAN

Regimental number50
Place of birthPetersham, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressWentworth Street, Plattsburg, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs Irene Hughes, Merewether Street, Merewether, New South Wales
Enlistment date11 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Ordnance Corps
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 July 1941
Age at death56
Place of burialQueanbeyan Old Cemetery, New South Wales

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