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John George COWAN

Regimental number2057
Place of birthCarnham Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressNewham PO, Newham, via Woodend, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Cowan ,Newham PO, Newham, via Woodend, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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