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James COWAN

Regimental number2586
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMt Gambier, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll32nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 December 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death19
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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