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William Alfred Victor COWAN

Regimental number3048
Place of birthRenmark South Australia
SchoolState School, Renmark, SA
ReligionSalvation Army
AddressRenmark, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Edith Cowan, Renmark, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 February 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 March 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 23 June 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at Durban of cerebro spinal meningitis.
FateDied of disease 2 August 1917
Age at death19

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