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John Alexander COWDEN

Regimental number1695
Place of birthClunes Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLineman
AddressRailway Coffee Place, Brookton, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Jean Cowden, Railway Coffee Palace, Brookton, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death18 June 1953

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