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Raymond Talbot COWAN

Regimental number3618
Place of birthYork, Western Australia
SchoolState School, High School, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressNortham, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Cowan, Northam, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date10 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 32nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS A73 Commonwealth on 9 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of disease 24 October 1918
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No 56), Syria
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Dyer COWAN and Margaret COWAN, Bayswater, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsCousins: [6733] Lt Gerald Henderson COWAN, Australian Flying Corps, died of illness, 22 February 1919; 46 Pte Allan James COOKE, 10th Light Horse Regiment, died of wounds, 9 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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