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Francis Alexander COWELL

Regimental number4999
Place of birthTable Cape Tasmania
SchoolState School, Sheffield, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressC/o Bunting Hall, Brookland, Footscray, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Cowell, Wynyard, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 3 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 September 1917
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIV, Row A, Grave No. 2), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
96
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Dinah COWELL, Wynyard, Tasmania
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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