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Oliver Edward COWAN

Regimental number1019
Place of birthButterbone
SchoolMarist brothers, Kogarah, Sydney, NSW (Catholic)
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPastrycook
AddressMilitary Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Mrs Phoebe Miller, Military Road, Mosman, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military service38th Infantry; Nil
Enlistment date20 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentBugler
Unit name19th Battalion, C Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 October 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death19.6

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